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Christian worker required to work on Sundays

United Kingdom - April 4 2013 In Mba v Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Merton, the EAT has considered whether a Christian care worker suffered indirect religious…

Breach of undertakings in compromise agreement

United Kingdom - February 28 2013 In Imman-Sadeque v BlueBay Asset Management (Services) Ltd, the High Court held that an employee who assisted a competitor whilst on garden leave…

Restrictive covenants in an unsigned contract

United Kingdom - January 31 2013 The High Court has held in FW Farnsworth Ltd v Lacy that an employee was bound by the restrictive covenants contained in an updated contract of…

Harmonising terms and conditions after a TUPE transfer is not an ETO reason entailing changes in the workforce

United Kingdom - November 6 2012 A dismissal connected with a TUPE transfer will be automatically unfair unless it is for an economic, technical or organisational reason entailing changes in the workforce (‘an ETO reason’).

A market researcher working on successive assignments could be an employee

United Kingdom - October 9 2012 The case of Drake v Ipsos Mori UK Ltd is another reminder of the difficulties involved in determining the employment status of casual workers.