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BYOD security risks and policy solutions
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The popularity of personal smartphones and tablets continues to affect the workplace. Employees increasingly want to use their own devices at work


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


Failure to implement bespoke rosters for breastfeeding women amounted to indirect sex discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

EasyJet's failure to accommodate women who were breastfeeding by limiting their shifts to eight hours amounted to indirect sex discrimination


Uber - a 'fare' deal?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

On 28 October 2016 the Employment Tribunal ruled in favour of two Uber drivers seeking to establish their status as 'workers' as the first of a number


Court of Appeal decides that statutory holiday pay must include the contractual results-based commission.
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This is an important case in the evolving field of holiday pay and variable remuneration. The Court of Appeal confirmed the Employment Appeal


Employers must give clear consideration to amend restrictive covenants.
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This case highlights the importance of providing consideration to employees when introducing or amending post-termination restrictive covenants once


How narrow should 'activities' be interupted in TUPE transfers?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Coventry City Council provided a range of services to homeless people through contracts with numerous providers. The claimants were employed by a


Is the client the same? An important consideration for TUPE transfers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

This case highlights the need for continuity of "the client" to trigger a TUPE transfer in the context of a change in service provider. CT Plus Ltd


Disabled employee entitled to the same salary when moved to a lesser role
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

This case confirmed that an employer's duty to make reasonable adjustments for a disabled employee can be extended to continuing to pay a higher


Warning that employees may bring claims in respect of events arising after ACAS Early Conciliation certificate is issued
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

This case confirms that an employee who resigns after the ACAS early conciliation certificate is issued can validly bring a complaint of unfair