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Time off for dependants: failure to contact employer as soon as reasonably practicable (EAT)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Ellis v Ratcliff Palfinger Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee had been automatically unfairly dismissed for taking


Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary


Broker fails to break employment contract
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Sunrise Brokers LLP v Rodgers is the tale of a broker who gambled in his decision to leave his employer for a competitor. He rolled the dice


Tribunal claim rejected for non-compliance with early conciliation rules
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Thomas v Nationwide Building Society an employment judge has rejected a claim for failure to comply with the early conciliation procedure. However


Reasonable adjustments for sickness caused by disability
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In the case of General Dynamics v Carranza the EAT held that an Employment Tribunal deciding reasonable adjustments has to identify the “step” for


Family-friendly rights: further draft regulations and new Acas guide published
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

The Government has published new draft regulations relating to family-friendly rights, and ACAS has published a guide for navigating the new right to


Review of the default retirement age (DRA) brought forward to 2010
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Due to the ‘change in economic circumstances’ since the DRA was introduced, the Government has announced that it will bring forward its review from 2011 to 2010


Acas annual report attributes increase in unfair dismissal claims to the recession
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) has published its annual report and accounts for the year 200809


Legislation
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

Following the approval of the revised Temporary Agency Workers Directive by the European Parliament in October 2008, EU countries are now required to incorporate the provisions of the Directive in their national law


Consultation on passing ‘whistle-blowing’ claim forms to regulatory bodies
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

At present, employment tribunals can hear employment claims arising from whistle-blowing yet cannot make any assessment or take any action on the issues of the underlying allegation which was the subject of the whistle-blowing