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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


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Legislation permitting a default retirement age of 65 was repealed on 1 October 2011


Employment law round-up - September 2014
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

Among the updates in this edition we see some cautionary tales for employers in relation to disciplinary procedures, dealing with medical evidence and


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


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


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


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


Secret recording of managers' private discussions were admissible evidence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

An employee secretly recorded her grievance and disciplinary meetings, including some private comments made when she was out of the room. These