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Sleeping whilst on the job: are employees entitled to be paid?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has concluded that a multifactorial approach is required when deciding whether employees who are on-call or


Six to twelve months non-compete clause "not excessive" for broking industry
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

The High Court has held that a post-termination clause restricting a junior broker from working for a competitor for six months was valid even if the


Right to be accompanied worth £2
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

A claimant was awarded only £2 in compensation after his employer denied him the right to be accompanied at a Disciplinary hearing. The Employment


Multiple choice recruitment test is discriminatory
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

The EAT has upheld the ET's decision that an employer indirectly discriminated against a job applicant with Asperger's syndrome by failing to make


Out of time: only one extension of time limit possible under Acas conciliation
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The EAT has held that a second early conciliation (EC) certificate issued for the same matter as the first will not extend a claimant's time limit for


Explanation for disadvantage no longer required to prove indirect discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The Supreme Court has revised the legal test for indirect discrimination, holding that a claimant does not need to establish the reason that the


Gig economy still a hot topic as worker status established once again
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The ET has confirmed that a cycle courier was a worker entitled to holiday pay; a decision which follows highly-publicised cases over the last six


Missing the jackpot: damages of £1 awarded in Marathon breach of confidence case
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The High Court found that two ex-employees caught copying confidential files belonging to their employer (the Claimant) onto USB sticks prior to their


Five weeks' holiday refusal not religious discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The EAT has confirmed that an employee was not indirectly discriminated against on the basis of his religion when he was prevented from taking 5


Minimum Income Requirement for non-EEA spouses compatible with human rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Minimum Income Requirement (MIR) is "acceptable in principle" and compatible with European human rights legislation