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Academies staff challenges for university and college sponsors
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2013

The primary aim for the creation of any academy is to drive school improvement. This will include ensuring that school managers, teachers and support


British workers abroad may bring employment claims home
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2011

A Supreme Court decision about a British teacher at a European School in Germany leaves the way open for workers abroad to bring discrimination claims against British-based employers, even if they have been outside the country for the duration of their employment


First anniversary for NHS publication of objectives to secure compliance with the public sector equality duty
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2012

With the public sector equality duty - brought into life by section 149 Equality Act 2010 reaching its first anniversary this Easter, public sector organisations should have complied with their publication duties in relation to equality objectives, as set out in secondary legislation, by 6 April 2012


Ban on age discrimination in provision of services to come into effect
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2012

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment, education, service provision and certain other areas of activity


Local authority reorganisation: TUPE, TULCRA and other strange expressions
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2008

The latest round of local government reorganisation, which takes effect in April 2009, throws up a range of employment law issues


Equal pay: recent developments in the public sector
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2008

Over the past year we have begun to see cases emerging that reflect the enormous complexity of the equal pay issues generated by Agenda for Change in the NHS and the Single Status Agreement in the local authority sector


Fixed-term contracts for researchers in higher education: do they have a future?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

When the Fixed-term Employees Regulations came into force in October 2002 they laid down the principle of equality of treatment between fixed-term and permanent employees (subject to a justification defence) from day one


High cost of ignoring due process
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2011

Last month's Court of Appeal judgment finds that the then Education Secretary Ed Balls acted unlawfully in removing Sharon Shoesmith from her post as Director of Children's Services, and that Haringey Council also acted unlawfully when it went on to terminate her underlying contract of employment without notice


Supreme Court narrows scope of Article 6 in school disciplinary case
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2011

The Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Appeal's decision that a teaching assistant accused of sexual misconduct was entitled to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing before the school's governors


Public sector pay-offs: a return to the status quo?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2010

The Court of Appeal has overturned last year's High Court decision which blocked a substantial termination payment that a NHS trust had agreed to make to its outgoing chief executive