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How are restrictive covenants impacted by employee promotion?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2017

The reasonableness of restrictive covenants has to be assessed at the time they are entered into, taking into account the proximity of the employee to


A look at what the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement means for employers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, has made a number of employment related announcements which employers will need to be aware of and plan for. Below


Branded Copaxone - to stay in the UK for few more years?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2012

Section 71 of the Patents Act 1977 allows a court or Comptroller of Patents at the UKIPO (the Comptroller) to grant a declaration that an act or a proposed act does not or will not infringe a patent, provided that the person doing or proposing to do the act has applied in writing to the proprietor for a written acknowledgement for a declaration of noninfringement, furnishing full particulars in writing of such act or proposed act, and the proprietor had refused to give such acknowledgment


ACAS Code of Practice applies to SOSR dismissal where disciplinary procedure has been, or ought to have been, invoked
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2013

In the recent case of Lund v St Edmund's School, Canterbury UKEAT051412, a teacher appealed against the level of compensation awarded after he won


Court of Appeal confirms permanent pay protection was objectively justified
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

In the case of Haq and others v Audit Commission, the Court of Appeal has considered whether an employer's permanent pay protection arrangement


Calculation of Holiday Pay - Where Are We Now?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Despite the plethora of recent cases, there is still uncertainty over what components of an employee's pay should be taken into account for the


Equal pay law update
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2013

The end of 2012 saw some interesting equal pay developments, of importance for public sector employers. Firstly, the Supreme Court held, in


Our thoughts on the McCririck case
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2013

Racing pundit John McCririck has lost his age discrimination case against Channel 4 and IMG Media Limited. McCririck, who had worked for 'Channel 4


Claim for post-employment victimisation competent under Equality Act 2010
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2012

The recent judgment of the Employment Tribunal in Taiwo v Olaigbe and others has provided clarity that a claim for post-employment victimisation can be brought under the Equality Act 2010 ("EA 2010"


What impact will Brexit have on corporate restructuring and insolvency?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Although Brexit is likely to have minimal impact on domestic formal insolvency proceedings (subject to any potential future divergence on employment