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No failure to make adjustments ‘by association’
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence, the Court of Appeal considered an employee who was not herself disabled, but who had a daughter with Down's


What happens to a discretionary bonus scheme on a TUPE transfer?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

Small and ors v Boots concerned employees who had been TUPE-transferred over from Boots (which had a discretionary bonus scheme) to Unipart (which did not) and who had then been transferred back to Boots three years later


Publication of Revised Gender Pay Gap Regulations
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

The Government has published revised Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the "Regulations"), which amend and update the


No tribunal claim where chance to earn bonus was lost
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

The claimants in the case of Lucy and others v BA worked for BA and were based in Manchester


The repeal of the statutory dismissal and grievance procedures will have a significant effect on the handling of workplace disputes
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

Statutory dismissal and grievance procedures were introduced in 2004, under the Employment Act 2002


Changes in the right to request flexible working
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

The Employment Act 2002 introduced a statutory right for employees to request flexible working


UK: public interest test in whistleblowing (Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed EAT)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

This is the first Employment Appeal Tribunal case to consider the new public interest test in whistleblowing law. The case of Parkins v Sodexho


Duty to consult affected by employer’s genuine belief that TUPE did not apply?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2009

In an unusual decision, the EAT has suggested that compliance with the TUPE regulations may depend to some extent on whether the employer thinks that TUPE applies or not


Administrator may not be bound by TUPE
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2009

Where a transferor employer is the subject of insolvency proceedings ‘instituted with a view to the liquidation of its assets', by virtue of an exception created by Reg 8(7), the key provisions of TUPE that there will be automatic transfer of employment of the employees to the transferee and that any dismissal will be automatically unfair do not apply


Compensation limits rise from 1 February
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2009

For all dismissals taking effect on or after 1 February 2009, the limits on employment tribunal awards have been increased by the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2008 SI 20083055