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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


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


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However


Discrepancy between actual reason for dismissal and the reason given for defending a claim may be permitted if it does not prejudice the claimant
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Mr Screene was dismissed by Seatwave on grounds of misconduct after he failed to spot a serious fraud


Government announces changes to employment law and tribunal procedure
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Of the 159 employment regulations considered in the Government’s recent employment law reform, over 40 are to be merged, simplified or scrapped


Wearing a poppy is not a protected belief under the Equality Act
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

It was recently decided at a Case Management Discussion that an employee’s belief that a poppy should be worn as a mark of respect from All Souls Day until Remembrance Sunday was not a philosophical belief attracting the protection of the Equality Act 2010


Justifying compulsory retirement
  • RPC
  • Bulgaria, European Union
  • January 12 2011

Bulgarian law provides for the compulsory retirement of University professors at age 68


ACAS code applies to SOSR dismissals
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2011

Siemens Communications Ltd asked its employees to sign new terms