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Criticism of employee’s performance was not defamation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2011

Dr Daniels was employed by the BBC


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


Whistleblowing and vicarious liability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

In the recent case of NHS Manchester v Fecitt & Others, the court decided that employers are not to be accountable where their employees victimise their whistleblowing colleagues


Ministry of Justice consultation document on charging fees in Employment Tribunals released
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

The consultation document puts forward two fee options for the Employment Tribunal


Supreme Court decision on unfair dismissal and contractual damages claims
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

In Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Botham (FC) v Ministry of Defence, Mr Edwards claimed that had certain flaws in the contractual disciplinary process not occurred, the panel would not have found against him and he would not have been dismissed; leading to damage to his reputation


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