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Does Brexit mean Frexit? How the decision to leave the EU impacts upon UK Franchisors
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

It is news to nobody that on 23 June 2016, the UK voted 51.9 to 48.1 in favour of leaving the EU, but franchise lawyers and their clients in the UK


A European View on Employment Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

Although, English employment law is derived from legislation, it is still a traditional common law system in which Courts apply legal precedent to


Internal appeal process held not to extend limitation period for a Fireman's unfair dismissal claim
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2016

Court of Appeal decision holding that an employee's effective date of termination was the date of their summary dismissal, notwithstanding a later


Assistant manager held to have been constructively dismissed by football club despite his stated willingness to leave
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2016

High Court decision holding that an assistant manager's effective demotion was a repudiatory breach of contract and that his stated willingness to


Master of a cruise ship held subject to UK Employment Law despite global travel
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2016

Employment Appeal Tribunal decision upholding an ET finding that it had jurisdiction to hear a claim of unfair dismissal brought by an employee who


Disciplining an employee for imposing religious views on a colleague held not to constitute discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2016

Employment Appeal Tribunal case confirming that a Christian NHS Manager had not been subject to unlawful discrimination and harassment (on the


Expecting disabled employees to work long hours could be considered discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2016

EAT decision confirming that an expectation that an employee should work long hours could be considered a 'provision, criterion or practice' and


Brexit: Commercial contract implications
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

On 23 June, Britain will decide whether to end its 43-year membership of the EU. If the vote is to leave, David Cameron will give notice to the EU. A


UK: Employment Case Update on Sparks & Ors v Department for Transport, Nayak v Royal Mail Group Limited and more
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Court of Appeal ("CA") judgment affirming that attendance management provisions contained within a staff handbook were incorporated into contracts of


Brexit: Employment and Immigration Law implications
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

With the official EU referendum campaign period underway, Brexit - an abbreviation for Britain's exit from the EU - is top of the political and