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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


Confidentiality and your employees: who holds the trump card?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2013

The rights and restrictions relating to the use of information tend to pass us by in day-to-day life. We generally do not dwell on whether repeating


Handshake Ltd v Summers - dismissal for 'some other substantial reason' does not include power struggle over contract terms
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2013

Under the Employment Rights Act, a dismissal may be fair for 'some other substantial reason' and previous cases have shown that this may be the case


Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council - unfair dismissal where there has been a prior final written warning
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2013

In the recent case of Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council the Court of Appeal considered how an employment tribunal should act in a case


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


Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of confidence in relation to racing car designs
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

The CA (Lewison LJ giving the lead judgment) dismissed Force India's appeal from the judgment of Arnold J (2012 EWHC 616 (Ch), reported in CIPA


An employer's guide to the World Cup 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2014

With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in less than a week, we consider some of the key issues which it raises for employers and we give some tips on


Suitable re-engagement offered?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

In Devon Primary Care v Readman, the Court of Appeal considered the case of a community nurse whose role was made redundant. She subsequently


Key revisions to UK employment law effective 6 April 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2014

ACAS is now able to offer optional Early Conciliation to help to settle a dispute without going to tribunal. For claims lodged on or after 6 May 2014