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The sky does have a limit when it comes to the age of commercial pilots
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

The default retirement age in the UK was abolished on 6 April 2011. Since then, some employers have set their own fixed retirement age. However, in


Supreme Court rules in two indirect discrimination cases
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

For a claimant to prove indirect discrimination, he or she has to show that there is a provision, criterion or practice which puts him or her (and


Proving unlawful discrimination - lackadaisical attitude of investigator does not amount to discrimination
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

Evidencing unlawful discrimination can be difficult, usually because there is often no way to evidence why a person has acted in the way that they


A useful reminder: curing procedural defects on appeal
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

The CA's decision in Adeshina v. St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and ors serves as a useful reminder to employers of the


Insurer fails to ensure it can recover losses from an insured employee
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

Employees have an implied duty of care toward their employers to exercise reasonable care and skill when performing their duties. Where employees fail


Clarification of the extension of time limits following early conciliation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The effect of Acas early conciliation on extending the time limit for bringing an employment tribunal claim has been clarified by the recent decision


Service provision changes: determining the "principal purpose" of an organised grouping of employees
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The EAT's decision in Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust v. Harland and Others 2017 UKEAT017316 provides guidance on how the "principal


Court of Appeal provides further guidance for data controllers on handling subject access requests
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In the first April edition of our employment law round-up we considered the Court of Appeal's decision in Dawson-Damer v. Taylor Wessing LLP 2017


Strike-out for claimant who spoke to a journalist whilst under oath
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

Under the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure, a tribunal has the power to strike out a claim or response at any stage either on its own initiative


Medical evidence and dismissals following long term sickness absence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

In O'Brien v. Bolton St. Catherine's Academy 2017 EWCA Civ 145, the Court of Appeal agreed with the tribunal's decision at first instance that a