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Dismissal of employee returning from maternity leave was not discriminatory, but could be automatically unfair
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

In SG Petch Ltd v English-Stewart, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held that the dismissal of an employee as redundant upon her return from


TUPE reform
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The government has today published its response to the consultation on changes to the TUPE Regulations, which are due to come into force in January


Employment law has changed!
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

From today, 29 July 2013, the following provisions will come into force under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act: Renaming of compromise


When is a philosophical belief protected?
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 20 2013

In the recent employment tribunal case of Arya v London Borough of Waltham Forest, it was decided that an employee's anti-Semitic beliefs could not


Shared parental leave and pay: how will it work in practice?
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

Under the Children and Families Bill, from 2015, qualifying parents will be able to share 50 weeks' of parental leave (previously only available as


Dismissal for gross misconduct is not inevitably reasonable
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The EAT has confirmed, in the case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, that a Tribunal fell into error when it held that dismissal would


Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out


Tribunal fees to be introduced from 29 July
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2013

From 29 July, Claimants will be required to pay up to £250 to bring their claims to a tribunal, with an additional payment of up to £950 due if their


Pre-transfer dismissals and ETO reasons
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2013

The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") in the case of Crystal Palace FC Ltd and another v Kavanagh


Failure to follow grievance procedures may be breach of trust and confidence
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

In the recent case of Blackburn v Aldi Stores Ltd, the EAT has held that an employer's failure to adhere to a grievance procedure may be a breach of