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New guidance on whether a dismissal is ‘connected with’ a TUPE transfer
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that if an employee is dismissed at a time when a transfer is more than a vague possibility it will be ‘connected with’ the transfer and will be automatically unfair under the TUPE regulations


ACAS issues guidance on Olympic Games
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

Acas has published guidance for employers on dealing with employment issues surrounding the Olympic Games


Indemnity in compromise agreement did not cover criminal proceedings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A compromise agreement signed by Andy Coulson when he left his position of Editor at the News of the World indemnified Mr Coulson against the legal costs of him “having to defend, or appear in, any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings as a result of his having been Editor of the News of the World.”


Record compensation award of £4.5m
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A tribunal has recently awarded £4.5m in compensation to a doctor employed by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust having found the Trust and three senior employees responsible for race and sex discrimination


Employee did not suffer detriment in not being allowed to work overtime after refusing to opt out of Working Time Directive
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

In Arriva London South Ltd v Nicolaou an employee who had refused to opt out of the Working Time Directive (WTD) was not permitted to work overtime


Government seeks views on collective redundancy consultation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

The Government sought opinion on: the consultation process


Important ECJ ruling on compulsory retirement and age discrimination
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

Mrs Rosenbladt had been employed by a cleaning firm for 39 years


News
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

The Coalition Government has confirmed that the new regulations planned by the previous Government relating to additional paternity leave will go ahead


Dismissal only effective when employee reads dismissal letter
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

Ms Syf was suspended from her employment pending a disciplinary hearing


Test for employer to withhold discretionary bonus confirmed
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

The High Court has held that in determining whether an employer was entitled to withhold a discretionary bonus, the correct test is whether the decision not to pay was rational