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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


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


Brexit: Life Sciences implications
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

On 29 March 2017, the UK government served formal notice under Article 50 of The Treaty on European Union to terminate the UK's membership of the EU


Can I use an electronic signature?
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2017

Since the EU eIDAS Regulation came into force in July last year there has been a noticeable resurgence of interest in the legality of using electronic


Trade mark infringement: tarnishment and dilution
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court has held that UK and EU trade marks for ZUMA were infringed by the use of the domain name dineinwithzuma


Copyright: blocking order against live streaming
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

The High Court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block access by their customers to streaming servers that deliver copyright-infringing


Confidential information: interim non-disclosure order
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

The High Court has granted an interim non-disclosure order restraining a news agency from publishing confidential hedge fund information


DR Essentials: No Contract No problem!
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

When one business looks to create a commercial relationship with another, one of the first items on the agenda is to consider the contractual