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Can cost justify age discrimination?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Court of Appeal in Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust 2012 has upheld a tribunal’s decision that a redundant chief executive, dismissed without proper consultation which coincided with the avoidance of an enhanced pension entitlement, did not suffer unlawful age discrimination


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


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


To wear, or not to wear: that is the policy
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • March 30 2016

Workplace dress codes are once again in the spotlight. British Airways' dress code policy came under scrutiny for requiring female cabin crew to wear


Changes to salary sacrifice childcare vouchers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2016

Employees can receive childcare vouchers either on top of their normal salary or by salary sacrifice. Under a salary sacrifice arrangement, an


Are retirement ages in PHI schemes age discriminatory?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

Mistakes by employers in relation to an employee's entitlement to PHI can be very costly. In one leading High Court case, Aspden v. Webbs Poultry &


To waive or not to waive future claims in settlement agreements?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

The decision of the Commercial Court in Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Limited v. Forsters LLP 2016 EWHC 522 (Comm) may not, at first sight, be of


Gender pay gap reporting: Mind the gap
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

Addressing gender inequality in the workplace is at the heart of the government's agenda for 2016, with section 78 of the Equality Act 2010 coming


Injury to feelings compensation: taxable or excepted?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2016

In the long-running case of Moorthy, the Upper Tribunal has held that an injury to feelings compensation payment made in connection with a


Personal communications may not be so personal
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • January 28 2016

In the recent case of Barbulescu v. Romania, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has considered the question of whether the monitoring of