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Employment law cases 2018: what can we expect?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 17 2018 What are the topics of most interest in 2018? Inevitably, there is some cross-over with legislative developments - most notably regarding the gig…

Refusal to recruit employee with hearing loss was perceived disability discrimination

United Kingdom - January 17 2018 This is the first case which has found perceived disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010. Under the Act, a person has a disability if…

Kathryn Clapp

No reasonable expectation of privacy regarding emails

European Union, United Kingdom - May 17 2016 Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) states that everyone has the right to respect for their private and family life, their…

Kathryn Clapp

Employer liable for employee's unprovoked attack on customer

United Kingdom - March 15 2016 Vicarious liability is a common law principle of strict, no-fault liability for wrongs committed by another person. In an employment relationship, it…

Kathryn Clapp

Salary sacrifice benefits: five things employers need to consider

United Kingdom - June 22 2017 Benefits in kind have been seen for years by some employers as a useful tool to reward staff. Salary sacrifice arrangements (agreements between…