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Explanation for disadvantage no longer required to prove indirect discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The Supreme Court has revised the legal test for indirect discrimination, holding that a claimant does not need to establish the reason that the


Gig economy still a hot topic as worker status established once again
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The ET has confirmed that a cycle courier was a worker entitled to holiday pay; a decision which follows highly-publicised cases over the last six


Out of time: only one extension of time limit possible under Acas conciliation
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The EAT has held that a second early conciliation (EC) certificate issued for the same matter as the first will not extend a claimant's time limit for


English High Court holds that obligations under lease were out of all proportion to the Landlord's legitimate interests and therefore penal in nature
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

A recent decision by the High Court, applying the principles set out by the Supreme Court in El-Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings BV


Copyright: architect's drawings
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has held that copyright in an architect's drawings was infringed where the property developer who obtained the planning permission and


Trade marks infringement and passing off: consent to use and targeting
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has rejected trade mark infringement and passing off claims in relation to the domain www.argos.com in conjunction with Google AdSense


Unwired Planet v Huawei: English High Court sets FRAND royalty rate
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2017

In a long awaited ruling relating to Standards Essential Patents (SEPs) in the mobile telecommunications sector, the English High Court has determined


Missing the jackpot: damages of £1 awarded in Marathon breach of confidence case
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The High Court found that two ex-employees caught copying confidential files belonging to their employer (the Claimant) onto USB sticks prior to their


Government review of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunals "highlights some matters of concern that cannot be ignored” but fees are here to stay
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

In 2013, fees were introduced for proceedings in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeals Tribunal with Type A claims (e.g. unpaid wages


Five weeks' holiday refusal not religious discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The EAT has confirmed that an employee was not indirectly discriminated against on the basis of his religion when he was prevented from taking 5