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In this case, the EAT overturned a decision that it had been reasonable to hold a disciplinary hearing in the employee's absence

United Kingdom - August 2 2016 Dr Aqdas Nabili is a Consultant Paediatrician. She was suspended from clinical practice over concerns about her performance and patient safety. The…

Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Alex Lock, Richard Loxley, Kirsty MacDonald, Daniella McGuigan, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee

Whistleblowing: non-executive directors personally liable for nearly £1.8 million following the dismissal of a whistleblower

United Kingdom - August 3 2017 The EAT upholds a finding that (with the employer) two non-executive directors were jointly and severally liable for the detriment suffered by a CEO…

Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Alex Lock, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee

Sickness during annual leave: is the worker entitled to carry forward unused holiday to the next holiday year?

European Union, United Kingdom - August 2 2016 Mrs Sobczyszyn is a teacher in Poland. Rights and obligations for teachers under Polish Law are set out in a "Teachers' Charter". The Teachers'…

Guy Bredenkamp, Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Alex Lock, Richard Loxley, Kirsty MacDonald, Daniella McGuigan, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee

Subject Access Requests: ICO publishes updated code

United Kingdom - July 5 2017 The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated its subject access code of practice to reflect developments in recent judgments. The courts…

Nick Chronias, Ceri Fuller, Philip Harman, Deborah Hely, Katy Horner, Alex Lock, Richard Loxley, Udara Ranasinghe, James Rhodes, Georgina Rowley, Khurram Shamsee

Whistleblowing: the person subjecting a whistleblower to a detriment must be personally motivated by a protected disclosure

United Kingdom - February 8 2018 The EAT has decided that, to be liable for a detriment under whistleblowing legislation, a person who subjects a worker to a detriment must personally…

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