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ECJ rules on sickness during annual leave: can employees get their holiday back if an illness arises when their holiday period has already started?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Spain
  • June 26 2012

The ECJ ruled last week that, if a worker is sick during paid annual leave, he is able to interrupt the annual leave and take it at a later date, regardless of at what point the incapacity arose


Statutory holiday pay should include commission
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • July 25 2014

Mr Lock was paid a basic salary and commission based on the sales he achieved. The European Court of Justice considered whether the Working Time


No requirement to make reasonable adjustments for an employee associated with disabled person
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2014

Employers must make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. Here, the Court of Appeal considered whether an employer was obliged to make


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


Endeavouring to get it right - how far do employers have to go?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

In the context of the employment relationship, and particularly when agreeing termination arrangements, employers often promise to use best or reasonable endeavours to obtain a certain outcome


LLP members not whistling in the dark
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The UK Supreme Court has ruled in Clyde & Co v. Bates van Winkelhof 2014 UKSC 32 that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are workers


Can the Manner of a Dismissal Leave Employers Open to a Common Law Claim for Damages?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2011

Thankfully not, says the majority of the Supreme Court


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


Discrimination questionnaires abolished
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

The rules on discrimination questionnaires have been abolished. Questionnaires may still be submitted but the eight-week time limit for an


Mandatory pre-claim ACAS conciliation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

In almost all cases, employees must now provide certain information to ACAS before lodging a Tribunal claim. ACAS must attempt to promote settlement