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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


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


Inadequate investigation into misconduct with serious consequences for the employee
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2010

In Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan the claimant, a nurse from the Philippines, was alleged to have abused a patient in a number of ways


Inflating redundancy score of employee on maternity leave constituted sex discrimination against male colleague
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2010

In De Berlin v Eversheds Legal Services Ltd the employer had placed the claimant in a redundancy selection pool together with a female colleague who was on maternity leave


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


Extension of flexible working: consultation due this year
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2010

Edward Davey, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, has confi rmed that the Government will issue an extensive consultation on its commitment to extend the right to request flexible working to all employees