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Nov
08
2019

Restrictive Covenants – What’s happened in 2019

There have been some cases in 2019 which have offered employers guidance on restrictive covenants and demonstrated how important it is for employers to review such restrictions carefully. ..

Nov
08
2019

How should employers manage workplace romances?

The Chief Executive (“CE”) of McDonalds has this week been fired following a romantic relationship with a fellow employee. Despite the fact that the fast food giant acknowledged that the..

Nov
08
2019

Capita not liable to compensate for employee’s racist comments

Employers can be held legally responsible (vicariously liable) for the discriminatory actions of their employees which have taken place in the course of employment. To avoid being held liable, an..

Nov
05
2019

Consultation on better support for parents

The Government launched its consultation “Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families” earlier this year...

Nov
01
2019

Leaked email from lawyers was legally privileged

The Court of Appeal (“CoA”) has disagreed with an Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (“EAT”) interpretation of a leaked email. Instead the CoA held that the correspondence between a lawyer and the..

Oct
30
2019

Covert recording of employees: No breach of human rights

In López Ribalda and others v Spain, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has held that it was not a breach of Article 6 (right..

Oct
30
2019

How to apply for Judicial Review

Judicial Review is an important remedy and is used to challenged decisions made by public bodies, or those made on their behalf. In immigration cases, it can be used to..

Oct
29
2019

Let’s break it down: Euro Temporary Leave to Remain (Euro TLR)

The government released its Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules on 24 October 2019 and finally shed some light on the ambiguous Euro Temporary Leave to Remain (Euro TLR)...

Oct
25
2019

Briefing paper on UK’s future immigration system published

The House of Common’s library has published a briefing on UK’s future immigration system. The paper gives an overview of why the immigration system is changing, and what changes..

Oct
25
2019

Belief in sanctity of copyright not a philosophical belief

In the recent case of Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an employee's claim that her belief in "the statutory human or moral right..



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