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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.

Frustration

United Kingdom - December 2 2010 Frustration of contracts is rare.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Burden of proof test in whistleblowing cases

United Kingdom - January 5 2011 In Fecitt and others v NHS Manchester, the EAT disagreed with the EAT decisions in London Borough of Harrow v Knight and Aspinall v MSI Mech Forge Limited when determining whether a detriment had been suffered as a result of a whistleblowing disclosure.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

Redundancy: bumping

United Kingdom - April 1 2011 The EAT in Fulcrum Pharma (Europe) Ltd v Bonassera and another considered whether an employee had been unfairly dismissed for redundancy where bumping was not considered as an option.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.

12 month non solicitation clause too long

United Kingdom - July 10 2010 The High Court has ruled in Associated Foreign Exchange Ltd v International Foreign Exchange (UK) Ltd that Mr Abbassi, an account executive who had worked for AFEX and moved to a competitor, IFX , was not bound by a 12 month non solicitation of customers or potential customers clause.

Brian Gegg, Jesper Christensen.