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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


Balancing employer’s duties with employee’s rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In AB v A Chief Constable, the High Court considered a case where, when giving a reference, the police force in question ('the old employer') had


Pay deduction for failure to work notice period was enforceable
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

In Yizhen Li v First Marine Solutions, the EAT considered whether a clause in an employment contract allowing the employer to deduct a month's salary


Injunction - to enforce 'garden leave' clause
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

In J M Finn & Co v Holliday, the High Court considered the case of a Claimant whose contract provided for a 12 month notice period and allowed the


Bangura v Southern Cross Healthcare: employee with dismissal under appeal at time of transfer?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

In Bangura v Southern Cross Healthcare, the EAT considered another area of uncertainty connected with the TUPE regulations. Unfortunately, the EAT's


When is it fair to dismiss on grounds of ill-health?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2014

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, 'capability' is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissal. However, an employer must show that it was


The UK's "Whistleblowing Commission" recommends changes
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2014

The whistleblowing interest group Public Concern at Work (PCaW) last year set up an Independent Commission to review all aspects of whistleblowing


Regulations only apply to ‘temporary’ workers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2014

In Moran and others v Ideal Cleaning Services and Celanese Acetate, the EAT considered the case of several claimants who were employed by the first


Right to be accompanied
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2014

In Roberts v GB Oils, the EAT considered the case of an employee who made a request to be accompanied at a disciplinary hearing by a trade union


A reasoned discussion of the 'range of reasonable responses'
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2014

In HCL Safety Ltd v Flaherty, Flaherty was dismissed by his employer for misconduct after working on a roof without a safety harness, despite