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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


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


Only variation in contracts where a transfer is the sole or principal reason will breach TUPE regulations
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

When employees’ contracts are varied after a company has been transferred the question is not whether their conditions would have been the same “but for” the transfer, but whether the transfer itself was the sole or principal reason for the change


Belief in 911 conspiracy is not a protected belief
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

The belief held by a Principal Intelligence Analyst for South Yorkshire Police Authority (SYPA) that the 911 and 77 bombings were ‘false flag’ operations perpetrated by the UK and US governments, is not a protected belief under Equality law


Written notice of termination cannot be retracted easily
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

Where an employer gives an employee clear notice of termination it cannot then be retracted on the basis that it was premature or a mistake


Guidance on fairness in job references
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

Employers have a duty of care when providing a reference for a former employee


High Court rules in City broker “team move” case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2010

A group of brokers working for Tullett resigned with a view to join a rival firm, BGC


Indemnity in compromise agreement did not cover criminal proceedings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A compromise agreement signed by Andy Coulson when he left his position of Editor at the News of the World indemnified Mr Coulson against the legal costs of him “having to defend, or appear in, any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings as a result of his having been Editor of the News of the World.”