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Daniel Tatton Brown acts for successful appellant in important CA discrimination case
Daniel Tatton Brown is successful in an important Court of Appeal discrimination case, CLFIS (UK) Ltd v Dr Reynolds [2015] EWCA Civ 439.
Added: 01.05.2015   |  Tags:  News  Cases  Employment Law  Equality & Descrimination
Gavin Mansfield QC obtains anti-poaching springboard injunction from Court of Appeal
Gavin Mansfield QC, acting for global insurance broker Willis in its claim against competitor JLT alleging an unlawful team move, obtains anti-poaching springboard injunction from Court of Appeal.
Added: 23.04.2015   |  Tags:  News  Employment Law
John Mehrzad awarded 2015 Corporate Advisory Barrister in Corporate LiveWire Global Awards
John Mehrzad has been awarded the Corporate Advisory Barrister of the year in Corporate Livewire Global Awards 2015
Added: 09.04.2015   |  Tags:  News
Fifth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available
Fifth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available.
Added: 01.04.2015   |  Tags:  News  Employment Law
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Daniel Tatton Brown acts for successful appellant in important CA discrimination case
Daniel Tatton Brown is successful in an important Court of Appeal discrimination case, CLFIS (UK) Ltd v Dr Reynolds [2015] EWCA Civ 439.
Added: 01.05.2015   |  Tags:  News  Cases  Employment Law  Equality & Descrimination
Collective redundancies: the ECJ clarifies the meaning of the term “establishment”
In a press release on the Woolworths judgment, the CJEU has briefly set out its views on what constitutes an "establishment” for the purposes of collective redundancies. Sophia Berry discusses the decision.
Added: 01.05.2015   |  Tags:  Cases  Employment Law
The “pay, hours and holiday” of airline pilots
In cases of compulsory trade union recognition, is there an obligation to negotiate items which are not core contractual terms “relating to pay, hours and holiday”?
Added: 24.04.2015   |  Tags:  Cases  Employment Law
Smith v Carillion JM Limited: employment contracts still safe in their common law harbour
Do ordinary contractual principles apply to employment contracts? Jeremy Lewis discusses further, in light of the recent judgment in Smith v Carillion JM Ltd which confirmed the approach to implying employment contracts in a tripartite relationship.
Added: 26.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Cases  Employment Law
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The Flexibility of Sanctions Under the 2015 WADA Code
In his latest blog for LawInSport.com, Nicholas Goodfellow discusses the flexibility of sanctions under the 2015 WADA Code.
Added: 01.05.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Sports Law
How well do you understand the concept of direct discrimination?
Daniel Tatton Brown represented the successful appellant in an important discrimination case, CLFIS (UK) Ltd v Dr Reynolds. The Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the EAT and held that where the act complained of was taken by a sole decision maker, it was necessary in determining a complaint of direct discrimination that person’s mental processes alone.
Added: 01.05.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Equality & Descrimination
Relying on Previous Warnings: Clarification from the Court of Appeal
Warnings, verbal, written or final (or other various other descriptions) are a critical element of the framework of industrial justice. Martin Fodder discusses Way v Spectrum Property Care Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 381 which considers what the ET’s approach should be where the employee alleges that the previous warning was in bad faith.
Added: 28.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law
Poclava v Toledano: View from Littleton
In this case, the CJEU, on a preliminary reference from a Spanish labour court, dealt with Art 30: “Every worker has the right to protection against unjustified dismissal, in accordance with Union law and national laws and practices.”
Added: 20.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
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Poclava v Toledano: View from Littleton
In this case, the CJEU, on a preliminary reference from a Spanish labour court, dealt with Art 30: “Every worker has the right to protection against unjustified dismissal, in accordance with Union law and national laws and practices.”
Added: 20.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Deer v University of Oxford: View from Littleton
Detriment is a concept that plays an important role in employment law. What might constitute a detriment was a central theme in Deer v University of Oxford and Mark Humphreys considers this in our monthly column for Tolleys Employment Law Newsletter
Added: 17.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Getting to grips with the holiday pay conundrum
Adam Solomon and Sophia Berry throw the spotlight on the Bear Scotland litigation in the context of other decisions on holiday pay and consider its implications in an article for Tolley's Employment Law Newsletter.
Added: 17.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Compass Group Plc v Guardian News and Media Ltd: View from Littleton
Katherine Apps discusses when sensitive material in witness statements can and cannot be publicly reported in our monthly column for Tolleys Employment Law Newsletter.
Added: 18.02.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
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