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Higher holiday pay bills for many employers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 15 2014

Last year the Supreme Court, in a decision involving BA pilots, signalled the way for a significant re-think of the way statutory holiday pay should


A new kid on the block? Stretching "Teckal" to ‘horizontal in-house transactions’?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • June 2 2014

The European Court of Justice has recently been asked to consider whether the Teckal exemption for in-house contracts should also exempt so called


Upper Tribunal rules that privatised water companies are subject to information regime
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2015

The Upper Tribunal recently handed down judgment in the long running "Fish Legal" litigation. The case was brought by the Angling Trust and a private


What did European Dynamics ever do for us? Or 10 lessons in procurement basics
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • October 24 2012

When the question “What have the Romans ever done for us?” was posed by the People’s Front of Judea in Monty Python’s Life of Brian there quickly followed a long list of benefits ranging from wine to public order


Single letter trade marks may be registrable
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2010

A trade mark consisting of a single letter is registrable provided that it has distinctive character in relation to the goods for which it is applied


TUPE can protect non-employees if employed elsewhere in transferor's group
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 17 2010

In the Albron Catering case, involving the sale of Heineken's in-house catering division, the European Court of Justice has applied a wide interpretation of the Acquired Rights Directive, the EU parent of our Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (TUPE


ECJ rules against pilots’ retirement age
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 19 2011

The European Court of Justice has decided that the compulsory retirement of German pilots at the age of 60 infringed the Employment Framework Directive


Is there a right to indefinite accrual of annual leave during sickness absence?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • July 14 2011

Case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2009 appeared to decide that, under the EU Working Time Directive, workers should be permitted to carry forward accrued annual leave indefinitely if sickness absence had prevented them from taking it


Sex discrimination and IVF
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • May 8 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recently given its decision as to what protection women undergoing IVF should have under the discrimination laws


Europe delivers verdict on UK religious discrimination law
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2013

Earlier this year the European Court of Human Rights ruled on four claims against the UK Government brought under Article 9 of the Convention. Ms