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UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful


"Woolworths case" European Advocate General gives his opinion and it is encouraging news for UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General has today given his Opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) regarding the scope of an "establishment" for the


Tribunal fees
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, claimants will have to pay one fee in order to bring a claim and a further fee if they want to proceed to a full hearing, with the


Early conciliation
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

All prospective Tribunal claimants will be required to contact Acas to discuss early conciliation before they will be allowed to lodge proceedings in


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


Look before you leap: cautionary tales on handling disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2013

A couple of cases caught our attention this month - one cautions employers against jumping to conclusions when handling gross misconduct dismissals


The Woolworths case - watch out if....You are making redundancies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2013

As the duty to consult collectively may be triggered, even if you are making less than 20 employees redundant at any one location. A few weeks ago


Confidentiality of pre-termination negotiations in force from 29 July 2013
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2013

The new rules governing evidence of "pre-termination negotiations" in Tribunal proceedings are to come into force on 29 July (the same date that


Marriage discrimination at work
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2011

Is it unlawful for an employer to treat an employee less favourably, not because she is married, but because she is married to a particular man?


New compensation limits from 1 February 2012
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2011

The Government has announced the new limits on certain Employment Tribunal awards