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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


Volunteer not covered by the Disability Discrimination Act
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

Ms X volunteered as a part-time adviser to the Citizens Advice Bureau


Increase in Vento awards for injury to feelings
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

The Vento bands for awarding damages for injury to feelings in discrimination cases have been increased to reflect inflation


Mistaken belief that there was no TUPE transfer does not breach regulations
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

The Royal Mail planned to transfer a large number of its post offices to WH Smith


Belief in climate change can be a ‘philosophical belief’
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2009

Mr Nicholson was dismissed by reason of redundancy


Refusal to spend was not a failure to make reasonable adjustments
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

In the recent case of Cordell v FCO, the tribunal found that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) refusal to pay £300,000 for a lipspeaker to support Ms Cordell (who was deaf) in a potential posting to Astana did not constitute a failure in their duty to make reasonable adjustments


Employees on long term sick leave must request annual leave if they are to be paid for it
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

If an employee is absent from work on long term sick leave they still accrue annual leave


No award for loss of earnings granted when suitable alternative job offer from employer is refused
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

A single mother who sued the Ministry of Defence for indirect sex discrimination was awarded compensation for injury to feelings but did not mitigate her loss and therefore was not awarded any compensation for loss of earnings


Dismissal only effective when employee reads dismissal letter
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

Ms Syf was suspended from her employment pending a disciplinary hearing