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Court of Appeal judgment: Sleep-in shifts do not count as time work for National Minimum Wage (NMW) purposes

United Kingdom - July 13 2018 The Court of Appeal has today handed down its much anticipated judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake. In allowing Mencap's…

Joanne Bell

Unfair Dismissal: effective date of dismissal

United Kingdom - February 8 2018 The effective date of termination for a summary dismissal is the date on which the employee is told that their employment has ended, even if the…

Louise Bloomfield, Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee, David Sims

Collective Bargaining: outsourced workers not entitled to collectively bargain with "De Facto" employer

United Kingdom - February 8 2018 The Central Arbitration Committee has rejected a claim that outsourced workers employed at a university should be entitled to bargain collectively…

Louise Bloomfield, Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee, David Sims

Covert Surveillance: does it breach the right to privacy?

European Union - February 8 2018 The use of hidden cameras did violate the right to privacy of employees who were dismissed for theft, according to the European Court of Human Rights…

Louise Bloomfield, Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee, David Sims

Whistleblowing: a detriment claim can be brought against overseas colleagues

United Kingdom - February 8 2018 The EAT has held that whistleblowing claims can be brought against co-workers who are based abroad if the co-workers have a sufficiently strong…

Louise Bloomfield, Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee, David Sims