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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


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


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


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


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


Annual leave and long term sickness absence
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

In KHS AG v Schulte, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that an employee who is unfit for work over several consecutive years can carry-over annual leave, but not indefinitely


Changes to statutory sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption pay for 2012
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

On 9 April 2012, Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Additional Paternity, Adoption Pay and Maternity Allowance will increase from £128.73 to £135.45 per week


Whistleblowing and vicarious liability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

In the recent case of NHS Manchester v Fecitt & Others, the court decided that employers are not to be accountable where their employees victimise their whistleblowing colleagues