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When does an employment contract terminate?

United Kingdom - May 19 2011 The Court of Appeal has revisited the thorny question of the point at which an employment contract terminates for common law purposes.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Equality Act codes of practice

United Kingdom - May 19 2011 The EHRC's statutory codes of practice on the Equality Act 2010 took effect on 6 April 2011.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Minor breach of absence policy

United Kingdom - May 19 2011 The EAT in Sakharkar v Northern Foods Grocery Group Ltd t/a Fox's biscuits issued a reminder that the larger an organisation is and the better resourced it is, the more closely it will be expected to abide by its own contractual procedures.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Belief in anti fox hunting falls within ‘philosophical belief’ protection

United Kingdom - May 19 2011 An employment tribunal has allowed a claim for discrimination to proceed on the basis that a gardener's belief in anti fox hunting constituted, on the facts, a philosophical belief capable of protection under the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Bribery Act guidance

United Kingdom - May 19 2011 The Ministry of Justice published its guidance on Bribery Act procedures for commercial organisations on 30 March together with a non statutory quick start guide for small businesses.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.