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Legislation to overturn Smith: how will our injured personnel be compensated?
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2014

The Supreme Court's decision in Smith v Ministry of Defence (commonly known as the SnatchChallenger cases), handed down in June 2013, has caused


University may have indirectly discriminated by insisting on PhD for new lecturers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently addressed an issue that is of interest to many educational institutions: could making a PhD an absolute


Safeguarding disclosures for the health sector
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This


Safeguarding disclosures for the education sector
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This


Head 2 head - are strike law reforms 'nonsense'?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

With the public sector one day strike last Thursday and David Cameron announcing in the same week that he intends to make union reform an election


Protected Disclosures Act 2014 - a new era for whistleblowing in Ireland
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

The Government recently announced the commencement of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 (the Act). This long-awaited piece of legislation represents


UK legal highlights: 2014 and beyond
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2014

The EU has published a Directive (201456EU) and a Regulation ((EU) 5372014) reforming the rules governing the statutory audit market. The


Obesity should not be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

The Equality Act is designed to ensure that disabled workers receive protection from less favourable treatment if they are disabled, and to ensure


Obesity should be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

To begin with, my apologies to Hilary, I am not going to argue that obesity should be adopted as a disability under the Equality Act. It should not


“Minor” military NFCI: proper compensation at last
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2014

When I took the case of the victim of a military non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) to trial at the High Court this year I was determined that my client