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LLP members not whistling in the dark
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The UK Supreme Court has ruled in Clyde & Co v. Bates van Winkelhof 2014 UKSC 32 that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are workers


Discrimination questionnaires abolished
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

The rules on discrimination questionnaires have been abolished. Questionnaires may still be submitted but the eight-week time limit for an


Mandatory pre-claim ACAS conciliation
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

In almost all cases, employees must now provide certain information to ACAS before lodging a Tribunal claim. ACAS must attempt to promote settlement


Secret recording of managers' private discussions were admissible evidence
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

An employee secretly recorded her grievance and disciplinary meetings, including some private comments made when she was out of the room. These


Enhanced redundancy payments implied
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

Employees argued that enhanced redundancy payments had been implied into their contracts by custom and practice. Although there was no written


Financial penalties for losing employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

Tribunals now have the power to order that a losing employer must pay a financial penalty if a claim has aggravating features. The minimum penalty


Insurer fails to ensure it can recover losses from an insured employee
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

Employees have an implied duty of care toward their employers to exercise reasonable care and skill when performing their duties. Where employees fail


An agreement tainted by illegality
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Hughes v. The Coupers Partnership Ltd (CPL) UKEAT 0078_16 has provided a reminder of the concept of illegality. The facts Mr Hughes was a commercial


Taking prior disciplinary warnings into account
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

The extent to which an employer can take prior warnings issued to employees into account can be confusing. The recent case of Trye v. UKME (UK


Guidance on new judicial assessment procedure in employment tribunals published
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Judge Brian Doyle, the President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), has issued Presidential Guidance on the protocol for “judicial