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Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2013

Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. We know them all at home. Now, they are in the workplace. These new technologies bring many benefits - brand


Partnership taxation a review of two aspects
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is consulting on changes to two aspects of the tax rules for partnerships relating to disguised employment and profit and


Satellite Bulletin: Brexit - Employment issues for the Space Industry
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

We have been contacted by several companies working in the satellite industry concerned as to employment issues post Brexit, and in particular


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


Suitable re-engagement offered?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

In Devon Primary Care v Readman, the Court of Appeal considered the case of a community nurse whose role was made redundant. She subsequently


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


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


Cumbria v Bates - effect of post-dismissal conduct
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

In the case of Cumbria v Bates, the EAT considered the case of a teacher who had been unfairly dismissed and awarded the maximum compensatory award


Exclusivity to be banned in zero hours contracts
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

On 25 June, Vince Cable, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), announced the government's plan to ban exclusivity clauses