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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


Employee duty to mitigate loss reinforced by EAT
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2010

The employee, a US citizen employed as a lecturer at the respondent university, had her employment suspended because her leave to remain in the UK was reduced


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


Employment Tribunal changes
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has indicated that there will be reform to the Employment Tribunal system including increasing length of service to claim unfair dismissal from one year to two


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.”


Record compensation award of £4.5m
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

A tribunal has recently awarded £4.5m in compensation to a doctor employed by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust having found the Trust and three senior employees responsible for race and sex discrimination


Employee did not suffer detriment in not being allowed to work overtime after refusing to opt out of Working Time Directive
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2012

In Arriva London South Ltd v Nicolaou an employee who had refused to opt out of the Working Time Directive (WTD) was not permitted to work overtime