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Employees TUPE transfer after a share sale
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

TUPE applies when there is a business transfer but not normally when a company is acquired by a share purchase. Here, after a share purchase by a


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


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


Employment law round-up- November 2014
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2014

In this issue, we look first at the landmark EAT case on holiday pay which attracted a lot of TV and press attention earlier this month. Our Autumn


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


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


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


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