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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: 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


"Whistleblowers": solicitor's letter was not a "protected disclosure"
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2009

Section 103A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 provides that an employee dismissed for making a protected disclosure ("whistleblowing") may bring a claim for unfair dismissal even if they have not been employed for the usual qualifying period of one year


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


Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling on Federación de Servicios Privados v Tyco - travel time
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2015

On the 10th of September, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling on Federación de Servicios Privados del CC


Brexit: Employment and Immigration Law implications
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

With the official EU referendum campaign period underway, Brexit - an abbreviation for Britain's exit from the EU - is top of the political and


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


Vento "bands" up-rated and constructive dismissal
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2009

The full judgment of the EAT in the case of Da'Bell v NSPCC has recently been published


UK employment law update
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The High Court held that Afghan interpreters, who were working for the British armed forces in Afghanistan, could not bring claims for direct and


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