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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


‘Some other substantial reason’ dismissal
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that the fact a financial arrangement might be regarded as a misuse of public funds did amount to


Watch where you work
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2015

Recently, I attended a law fair on behalf of RPC and was asked an interesting question. Is it appropriate for RPC to be a Stonewall Diversity


Non-vital statistics tribunal wrong to reject age discrimination claim
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2014

The claimant in Games v University of Kent was a part-time lecturer at the employer's School of Architecture. In 2012, when the claimant was 59, the


Party conferences employment law proposals
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2014

Over the last month, the major UK political parties have been hosting their annual party conferences. With the general election in May 2015, the


In the week ahead - November 2013
  • Russell McVeagh
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

The House is sitting this week through until the 21 November. There only five sitting weeks left until this House rises for the Christmas break. The


Falling through the bows of negligence
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

The claimant was a tree surgeon, employed by an independent contractor to fell a diseased tree on National Trust property. Whilst positioned in a


Not so fast Michael...
  • Winckworth Sherwood
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2014

The Department for Education has today issued the report of the School Teachers' Review Body and its response. I set out below a brief note of the


Wearthick gloves when uprooting pot plants in a grow op!
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

A lesson the Hampshire Constabulary found out the hard way: Chief Constable of the Hampshire Police v Taylor, 2013 EWCA Civ 496. Police Constable


Birmingham City Council v Abdulla and others
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2012

In a decision which could have far reaching consequences the Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Birmingham City Council (“Council”