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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


EAT gives guidance on depression as a disability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2010

In J v DLA Piper UK LLP, J applied for and was offered a job with DLA Piper UK LLP, subject to completing a medical questionnaire


Review of employment law under Government’s ‘Red Tape Challenge'
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Employment law and surrounding regulations are up for discussion as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge


Equality Act
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2010

The Coalition Government has confirmed that the original October 2010 implementation date for the first wave of Equality Act implementation will go ahead on 1 October 2010, as originally planned by the previous Labour Government


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


Limits to employers’ duty to offer employee made redundant on maternity leave a suitable alternative position
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2010

The employee was on maternity leave when her employer decided to close most of its retail outlets and relocate to call centres in Cheltenham, Burnley and Northern Ireland


Decision to dismiss in absence of employees not automatically unfair
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2010

A number of employees raised grievances alleging race discrimination by other members of staff


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