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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


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


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


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


The Taylor Review - a changing landscape?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

For businesses across the retail, food & beverage, hotel and leisure sectors the recommendations of Tuesday's Taylor Review, if implemented could have


Advocate General puts another holiday cat amongst gig economy pigeons
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2017

A recent Opinion from the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) points towards greater protection for workers who have


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


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