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Religious discrimination: landmark decision in the case of Eweida & others v. UK
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

After seven years of court action and numerous appeals, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that British Airways check-in operator


European Court of Justice follows the Advocate-General's opinion in Heyday
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

Following the opinion of the Advocate-General, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the UK's compulsory retirement age of 65 is not in breach of EU legislation


Supreme Court: dismissal by letter is effective when the employee reads it
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 19 2010

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Gisda Cyf v. Barratt, dismissing the appeal from the Court of Appeal's decision


SNR Denton v. Kirwan
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2012

In an important case for the insolvency world, SNR Denton has succeeded in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in overturning a decision of the Employment Tribunal which had threatened to seriously impact the work of administrators and their professional advisers


Reed loses claim in relation to salary sacrifice arrangements
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2012

The First-tier Tribunal (tax) has now issued its long-awaited, and lengthy, judgment in the case of Reed Employment Plc & Ors v. HMRC 2012 UKFTT 28


Offshore holiday relief for employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2011

The highest court in the UK has confirmed that time spent onshore can constitute paid time off for annual leave purposes


Seldon age discrimination case rejected by supreme court: can employers now force retirement?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2012

Legislation permitting a default retirement age of 65 was repealed on 1 October 2011


The High Court gives its decision in the Heyday case
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2009

The High Court has given its decision in the long-running Heyday litigation


Holiday pay and long-term sickness absence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2009

The House of Lords has recently handed down its decision in the long-running holiday pay case of HM Revenue and Customs v Stringer and others


Update on recent TUPE trends
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2012

There have been several interesting cases recently dealing with various issues under the Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) that provide some useful clarification and guidance