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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


Protection of female employees during IVF treatment
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

In Sahota v Home Office, the EAT has confirmed that female employees undergoing IVF treatment are 'protected' under the Sex Discrimination Act in a similar way to pregnant employees shortly before, during and for 14 days after an implantation


TUPE consultation requirements clarified
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2010

Most employers will be aware that they are obliged to consult with employees where redundancy or TUPE transfers are contemplated


Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary


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


Family-friendly rights: further draft regulations and new Acas guide published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

The Government has published new draft regulations relating to family-friendly rights, and ACAS has published a guide for navigating the new right to


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


Employee duty to mitigate loss reinforced by EAT
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2010

The employee, a US citizen employed as a lecturer at the respondent university, had her employment suspended because her leave to remain in the UK was reduced


Guidance on government’s voluntary equality reporting framework
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

The Government has started a voluntary equality reporting and analysis initiative designed to help businesses identify and act on gender inequality