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Six-month non-compete valid against a "star" junior employee
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The High Court has reviewed the principles for assessing whether a non-compete clause was necessary in order to protect legitimate business interests


Pier pressure: overseas employees must be consulted
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The EAT has held that employees who can demonstrate a sufficiently strong connection with the UK will be entitled to collective consultation in a


Whistleblower succeeds complaining about low commission
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

The Court of Appeal ("CA") has confirmed that a contextual approach is to be taken when determining whether a disclosure is made in the reasonable


Immediate Abolition of Current Tribunal Fees
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

The Supreme Court has determined that the Employment Tribunal Fees regime currently in force is unlawful. The regime was introduced in 2013 and since


Employee held to restrictions despite objecting to TUPE transfer
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The High Court held that an employee cannot avoid his contractual obligations to his employer by alleging a TUPE transfer (when his employer was


Overseas employees may bring UK employment tribunal claims
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an objective test must be applied when determining whether an employee has a strong connection to the UK


Equal pay for parents after compulsory maternity leave
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The Employment Tribunal has held that a male employee whose employer refused to pay him full pay during his additional Paternity Leave was directly


Ambulance workers entitled to holiday pay for shift overruns
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

In the latest of a run of cases on employees' pay during annual leave, the Employment Tribunal has ruled that ambulance workers’ compulsory overtime


Whistleblower protected despite employer not believing employee motives
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The Court of Appeal has confirmed an employee may be unfairly dismissed for blowing the whistle, even when an employer does not believe the disclosure


Right to be accompanied worth £2
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

A claimant was awarded only £2 in compensation after his employer denied him the right to be accompanied at a Disciplinary hearing. The Employment