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12-month post-termination non-solicitation clause too long to be enforceable
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2010

In Associated Foreign Exchange Ltd v International Foreign Exchange (UK) Ltd and Another the High Court held that there was insufficient evidence that a restriction of 12 months went no further than was reasonably necessary to protect an employer's legitimate business interests


Important ECJ ruling on compulsory retirement and age discrimination
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

Mrs Rosenbladt had been employed by a cleaning firm for 39 years


Written notice of termination cannot be retracted easily
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

Where an employer gives an employee clear notice of termination it cannot then be retracted on the basis that it was premature or a mistake


Broker fails to break employment contract
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers is the tale of a broker who gambled in his decision to leave his employer for a competitor. He rolled the dice


Reasonable adjustments for sickness caused by disability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In the case of General Dynamics v Carranza the EAT held that an Employment Tribunal deciding reasonable adjustments has to identify the “step” for


Time off for dependants: failure to contact employer as soon as reasonably practicable (EAT)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed for taking


Government commissions survey of employers on default retirement age
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

The Government has brought forward its review of the default retirement age of 65


Sick notes to be replaced with ‘fit notes’
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

A consultation titled "Reforming the medical statement" is underway


New right to request time off work for training
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

New legislation which gives employees the right to request time off for training is expected to be introduced in April 2010


Volunteer not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

Ms X volunteered as a part-time adviser to the Citizens Advice Bureau