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Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary


Broker fails to break employment contract
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers is the tale of a broker who gambled in his decision to leave his employer for a competitor. He rolled the dice


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However


Family-friendly rights: further draft regulations and new Acas guide published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

The Government has published new draft regulations relating to family-friendly rights, and ACAS has published a guide for navigating the new right to


Reasonable adjustments for sickness caused by disability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In the case of General Dynamics v Carranza the EAT held that an Employment Tribunal deciding reasonable adjustments has to identify the “step” for


Time off for dependants: failure to contact employer as soon as reasonably practicable (EAT)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed for taking


No service provision change where client changes
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2012

Hot on the heels of Hunter, in the recent case of Taurus Group Ltd v Crofts and another, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held that there is no transfer under the service provision change definition if the change of a contractor comes with a change in the client for whom the services were being carried out


ACAS issues guidance on Olympic Games
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

Acas has published guidance for employers on dealing with employment issues surrounding the Olympic Games


Indemnity in compromise agreement did not cover criminal proceedings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A compromise agreement signed by Andy Coulson when he left his position of Editor at the News of the World indemnified Mr Coulson against the legal costs of him “having to defend, or appear in, any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings as a result of his having been Editor of the News of the World.”


Record compensation award of £4.5m
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A tribunal has recently awarded £4.5m in compensation to a doctor employed by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust having found the Trust and three senior employees responsible for race and sex discrimination