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EAT holds requirement for Sunday working was not discriminatory
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2013

In Mba v Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Merton, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") upheld a Tribunal decision that the Claimant was


Enforcing non-solicitation restrictive covenants
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2012

Creating effective restrictive covenants is a difficult balancing exercise between drafting restrictions wide enough to adequately protect the employer, but not so wide that they will be deemed unreasonably restrictive on the employee and thus unenforceable


Collective redundancy: this could be big..."at one establishment" wording disregarded by EAT
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2013

We understand from a press release from the unions' solicitors, that the appeal on behalf of the employees in the case of USDAW and others v WW


AIFMD: remuneration aspects
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2013

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive) is due to be transposed into UK law on 22 July 2013. With only 2 months to go


Pension contributions are not wages for the purposes of unlawful deduction legislation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2013

In the recent case of Somerset County Council v Chambers, the EAT has ruled that contributions to a pension scheme did not come under the definition


New legislation on directors’ remuneration (quoted companies)
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2013

Following the recent publication of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2013


Decision in £100m Asda equal pay case may have significant ramifications for private sector employers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The Manchester Employment Tribunal has held that the claimants (mainly female store employees) are able to compare themselves to Asda's mainly male


Introduction of right to request flexible working for all employees to be delayed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

The extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees was expected to come into force under the Children and Families Bill on 6


Expiry of fixed term contracts and redundancy consultation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2014

In the recent case of University College Union v University of Stirling, the Inner House of the Court of Session held that the dismissals of 4


Tribunal fees: factsheet published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2013

In advance of the new Employment Tribunal fees regime coming into force on 29 July 2013, the Ministry of Justice has published a useful Factsheet