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Confidentiality and your employees: who holds the trump card?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2013

The rights and restrictions relating to the use of information tend to pass us by in day-to-day life. We generally do not dwell on whether repeating


Bancroft v Interserve dismissal for ‘some other substantial reason’ at the request of a third party
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2013

In Bancroft v Interserve (Facilities Management) Ltd, an employer's customer exercised its contractual right to request the employer to remove one of


Buzoli v Food Partners unfair dismissal if ACAS code had not been followed?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2013

Under the Employment Rights Act, employment tribunals must have regard to the Acas Code on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures ('the Acas Code'


Injunction - to enforce 'garden leave' clause
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

In J M Finn & Co v Holliday, the High Court considered the case of a Claimant whose contract provided for a 12 month notice period and allowed the


Bangura v Southern Cross Healthcare: employee with dismissal under appeal at time of transfer?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

In Bangura v Southern Cross Healthcare, the EAT considered another area of uncertainty connected with the TUPE regulations. Unfortunately, the EAT's


Romero Insurance Brokers v Templeton: 12 months' non-solicitation restriction upheld
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

Where an employee is constructively dismissed, the employer will be in repudiatory breach of the employment contract and so will have no right to


I Lab Facilities v Metcalfe: who are ‘affected employees’?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

Under the TUPE regulations, the transferor must consult with 'affected employees' in good time before the transfer takes place. Each individual


Vestergaard v Bestnet: breach of confidence requires knowledge
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

All employees have a legal obligation to keep their employer's confidential information secret. In respect of "trade secrets", this duty continues


Ashurst Rowan Financial Planning v Hall: ‘garden leave’ clause; interaction with restrictive covenant
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

Ashurst Rowan Financial Planning v Hall concerned an employee whose employment contract contained a clause allowing the employer, during his 6 month


Unfair dismissal: date of dismissal where appeal against dismissal is upheld but employee rejects re-engagement terms
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2013

The EAT has recently considered the case of an employee who, when dismissed for misconduct, did two things - he filed a claim of unfair dismissal