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An update on commission and holiday pay
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2015

In the case of Lock and ors v British Gas Trading Limited, the ECJ held that commission payments must be taken into account when calculating holiday


UK: is Type 2 diabetes a disability? (Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

In this case, the Claimant had diabetes which he managed primarily by avoiding sugary drinks. In order to determine whether a condition is a


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


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


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


UK: personal liability for failure to notify BIS of redundancies first criminal proceedings against directors
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2015

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills ("BIS") has instigated proceedings against three former directors of parcel delivery company City


UK Employment Law Update - December 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2015

The Supreme Court has confirmed that section 188 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 ("TULRCA"), which requires


Employers must give workers the opportunity to take breaks.
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

The Working Time Regulations 1998 ("WTR") provide that if a worker's daily working time exceeds six hours he is entitled to a rest


Disciplinary investigations and handling serious allegations.
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

The seriousness of the allegation will impact the duty of investigation to be imposed on the