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Monitoring employee communications: what's the story?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

Employment law rarely makes the headlines but a recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on workplace monitoring has captured


UK Supreme Court confirms that “unless” really does mean “unless”
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

On 16 December 2015, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Thevarajah v. Riordan and others, in which the Appellants were debarred from


Podcast: Episode 9 - The View from Mayer Brown
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Please release me: This month Ed Sautter discusses how Lloyds Bank persuaded the Court of Appeal to permit it to redeem some expensive capital notes


Government bolts social issues guidance on to new steel procurement policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

To support October's Procurement Policy Note 1615, the government has produced a practical guide on incorporating social issues in major projects


Looking for the contract terms you can’t see
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

The first problem with an implied contract term is, of course, that you can't see it in the contract. One type is implied by statute or by the common


Adjudication award enforced even if adjudicator relied on the wrong contract
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

Chalcroft, a main contractor, challenged enforcement of an adjudicator's award, claiming that the adjudica- tor had applied the wrong contractual


Employee monitoring - behind the headlines
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

Despite the headlines, a recent decision ofthe European Courtof Human Rights (ECtHR) on workplace monitoring does notquite give employers the green


The proper purpose rule and battles for control: the UK Supreme Court decision in Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc and Glengary Overseas Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2015

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in the conjoined cases of Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc and Glengary Overseas Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc


No contract but want to be paid? Quantum meruit can help, but you might be in for a surprise
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

It’s the old story


Is it fair to dismiss an employee who made derogatory comments about their employer on social media when the employer was aware of the misconduct at least six months before the dismissal?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2015

Yes, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of British Waterways Board v Smith. Mr Smith worked as a manual worker for British