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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair


Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding


Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?


Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people


To what extent are employees entitled to manifest their religious beliefs in the workplace?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • January 17 2013

On January 15, 2013 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave its ruling in Eweida & Ors v the United Kingdom. As was widely reported in the


European court rules that obesity is not a disability but its effects may be
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

In Kaltoft v Billund Kommune the ECJ has today confirmed that obesity does not in itself constitute a disability for the purposes of the EU Equal


“Woolworths case” European Court gives positive ruling for UK employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The European Court of Justice has today given its decision in the "Woolworths case" concerning the duty to consult collectively under the Collective


Redundancy: no reduction in headcount is required
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2012

As a result of a downturn in business, an employer no longer has a need for a full-time bookkeeper


UK Employment Tribunal reform - implications for employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2012

There are changes afoot!


Non-transparent and misleading consultation exercise breached trust and confidence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2014

The High Court in IBM (UK) Holdings Ltd v Dalgleish has ruled that IBM breached the implied duty of trust and confidence that exists between employers