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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


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


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


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


Social media and Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

The EAT has held that a dismissal for offensive tweets by an employee on his personal Twitter feed was potentially fair and that a tribunal had


Consolidation in the healthcare sector post-Dalton key HR & employment issues
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2015

The NHS looks set, once again, to be a key election battleground. But whichever policies are advanced by the national parties, one thing is clear the


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


Termination date: employee must accept employers repudiation in order to terminate contract
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

In the case of Societe Generale v Geys, the Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal decision (which we reported on in May 2011) as to the


Victimisation: was offensive comment a 'protected disclosure' or racist act?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

The recent case of Pasab Ltd ta Jhoots Pharmacy v Woods demonstrates the difficulty of applying discrimination law in practice. At a formal meeting