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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


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


Unfair dismissal: reductions in compensation
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2013

In the recent case of Montracon Ltd v Hardcastle the EAT reviewed the two different ways in which compensation for unfair dismissal may be reduced


Indirect discrimination: protecting religious beliefs - what are employers required to do?
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has given its decision in the cases of four British employees who complained that UK law did not give


TUPE - does not apply to provision of services for ‘single specific event’
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

In Swanbridge Hire & Sales v Butler (UKEAT005613), the Respondents (Butler and colleagues) were employed by a contractor, Kitsons, on a project to


Handshake Ltd v Summers - dismissal for 'some other substantial reason' does not include power struggle over contract terms
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2013

Under the Employment Rights Act, a dismissal may be fair for 'some other substantial reason' and previous cases have shown that this may be the case


Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council - unfair dismissal where there has been a prior final written warning
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2013

In the recent case of Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council the Court of Appeal considered how an employment tribunal should act in a case


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


Taking a practical approach to the recent EAT holiday pay decision
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2014

Much of Langstaff J's judgment in Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision on holiday pay, is