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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


Unfair dismissal: knowledge of employee was not imputed to employer
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2011

Mr Orr, who was of Jamaican origin, was subject to disciplinary proceedings for two incidents


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


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


Case law
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2011

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


Legislation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2011

Just last month it was confirmed that the default retirement age of 65 will be phased out and abolished completely from 1 October 2011


Other developments
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2011

The Government is consulting on substantial changes to the Tribunal system, including increased mediation and conciliation, increased power to strike out claims, fees for issuing claims, increasing the qualifying period for unfair dismissal from one to two years and fi nes (payable to the Treasury) for employers who lose at Tribunal