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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


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


Should interns be paid the National Minimum Wage?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

Revised guidelines on the payment of NMW to interns and volunteers have been issued by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills


New compensation limits set
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

New compensation limits will come into effect on 1 February 2012


Case law
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2011

There are a number of employment-related cases which are due to be heard in 2011


Paid holiday: loss of entitlement
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

In Lyons v MITIE Security, the EAT has confirmed that leave not taken at the end of a leave year can be lost by workers if the employee has not given notice for requesting annual leave


Discrepancy between actual reason for dismissal and the reason given for defending a claim may be permitted if it does not prejudice the claimant
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Mr Screene was dismissed by Seatwave on grounds of misconduct after he failed to spot a serious fraud


Annual tribunal statistics published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Annual statistics have been published showing a fall in employment tribunal claims


Government announces changes to employment law and tribunal procedure
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Of the 159 employment regulations considered in the Government’s recent employment law reform, over 40 are to be merged, simplified or scrapped


Wearing a poppy is not a protected belief under the Equality Act
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

It was recently decided at a Case Management Discussion that an employee’s belief that a poppy should be worn as a mark of respect from All Souls Day until Remembrance Sunday was not a philosophical belief attracting the protection of the Equality Act 2010