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Business Secrets
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 21 2016

In one way or another, every business lives and dies by the quality of the information it holds. That information could be anything from its plans to


UK: is Type 2 diabetes a disability? (Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

In this case, the Claimant had diabetes which he managed primarily by avoiding sugary drinks. In order to determine whether a condition is a


Social media and Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

The EAT has held that a dismissal for offensive tweets by an employee on his personal Twitter feed was potentially fair and that a tribunal had


Right to be accompanied
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2014

In Roberts v GB Oils, the EAT considered the case of an employee who made a request to be accompanied at a disciplinary hearing by a trade union


Penaltyunfair deduction from wages - is recouping recruitment expenses allowed?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

In Cleeve Link v Bryla, the Claimant signed an employment contract agreeing that, if within the first six months, she was dismissed for misconduct or


Sud v London Borough of Ealing - Tribunal entitled to make 50 costs order
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

In Sud v London Borough of Ealing, the Court of Appeal considered the case where a claimant was ordered to pay 50 of the respondent employer's legal


Employer vicariously liable for loss caused by employee's theft
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2011

In Brink's Global Services Inc and others v Igrox the Court of Appeal held that an employer was liable for loss caused by the theft of a third party's goods by one of its employees


Agency worker was not employee despite his integration into client's business
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2011

In Tilson v Alstom Transport the Court of Appeal upheld the EAT's decision that an agency worker was not employed by the end user of his services, despite the control that the end user exercised over his work


Transfer of confidential information and repudiatory breaches of contract
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2011

In Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and others v Chadwick the High Court has held that an employee was in fundamental breach of contract when she sent large amounts of her employer's confidential information to her private e-mail address


Sex discrimination: inflating redundancy score of employee on maternity leave
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2011

In Eversheds Legal Services Ltd v De Belin the EAT upheld a tribunal's decision that a law firm discriminated against a male lawyer on the ground of his sex when, in a redundancy selection exercise, it inflated the score of a female colleague who was on maternity leave