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UK employment law: holiday pay update
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2014

The EAT has handed down a judgment on the question of whether the calculation of holiday pay should take into account pay for non-guaranteed overtime


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


TUPE London Borough of Hillingdon v Anne Gormanley and others
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

The Employment Tribunal erred in finding that a group of managerial employees were assigned to an organised grouping that transferred under TUPE. In


Jurisdiction Lodge v Dignity & Choice in Dying and another
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

An employee who voluntarily moved to Australia and worked there remotely for four and a half years was entitled to bring claims in the UK Employment


Payments for new restrictive covenants
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

A company could not enforce restrictive covenants against a former employee where there had been inadequate consideration given for their


Termination date: employee must accept employers repudiation in order to terminate contract
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

In the case of Societe Generale v Geys, the Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal decision (which we reported on in May 2011) as to the


Victimisation: was offensive comment a 'protected disclosure' or racist act?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

The recent case of Pasab Ltd ta Jhoots Pharmacy v Woods demonstrates the difficulty of applying discrimination law in practice. At a formal meeting


Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of confidence in relation to racing car designs
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

The CA (Lewison LJ giving the lead judgment) dismissed Force India's appeal from the judgment of Arnold J (2012 EWHC 616 (Ch), reported in CIPA


Visteon Engineering v Oliphant - interpretation of 'mirrored terms agreement' after a TUPE transfer
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

In Visteon Engineering v Oliphant, the EAT considered the effect of a TUPE transfer that took place thirteen years ago. In 2000, Visteon (a new


Alemo-Herron v Parkwood Leisure - 'dynamic' interpretation rejected
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

In Alemo-Herron v Parkwood Leisure, the European Court of Justice upheld the Court of Appeal decision made in this case in 2010 that TUPE does not