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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


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


Not a TUPE transfer when neither work in progress nor employees are transferred
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2010

In Ward Hadaway Solicitors v Love, Scott and Capsticks Solicitors the EAT held that the "service provision change" provisions of TUPE do not apply when a client, which had dedicated staff at a fi rm of solicitors to look after its cases, moves its instructions in relation to new work to a different firm but the client continues to use the original firm and employees to complete the existing work in progress


Identifying harassment
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2010

Miss Veakins, a trainee electrician, successfully brought a claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (the Act) after she was victimised and demoralised by her supervisor and became clinically depressed


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


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


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


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However