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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


TUPE London Borough of Hillingdon v Anne Gormanley and others
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

The Employment Tribunal erred in finding that a group of managerial employees were assigned to an organised grouping that transferred under TUPE. In


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


UK employment law update
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2015

This case concerned a peripatetic employee who was Danish, lived in Switzerland, and travelled extensively under an employment contract governed by


Whistleblowing goodbye in good faith, hello in the public interest and wider issues
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

The UK has been a leader in whistleblower protection in Europe since the introduction of the Public Interest Disclosure Act in 1998, which was