Employment News

Brexit and Business Immigration - January 2019

In August 2018, the Secretary of State for the Department for Exiting the European Union delivered a speech outlining the government's plan in the case of a no-deal Brexit and announced the publication of a series of technical notices. Designed to inform...

Any cases to be aware of? December 2018

Ball v First Essex Buses Limited  Awan v ICTS UK Limited Ball v First Essex Buses Limited  is an employment tribunal judgment and the case considers the fairness of a bus driver’s dismissal for failing a drugs...

Any cases to be aware of? November 2018

Tims and another v Osipov Evans v Xactly Corporation Limited The case of Timis and another v Osipov is a Court of Appeal decision which considered the personal liability of non-executive directors where an employee was dismissed for whistleblowing...

Business immigration - October 2018

The UK will leave the EU at 11.00pm on 29 March 2019 unless the EU agrees to extend the two-year Article 50 period, a withdrawal agreement is concluded with a later commencement date, or the UK revokes the Article 50 notice. On leaving, the EU treaties...

Any cases to be aware of? October 2018

Tabberer & Ors v Mears Limited & Ors Mutombo-Mpania v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited The case of Tabberer & Ors v Mears Limited & Ors considers the issue of TUPE and whether the removal of a contractual allowance was...

Any cases to be aware of? September 2018

The case of Mr Doy v Clays Limited considers inconsistent treatment of employees and, in particular, the fairness of an employee’s dismissal. Mr Doy had worked for Clays Limited since 2004 on a casual basis, working 1,695 hours a year and received...

Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship

The Tier 2 cap forms part of the government’s point-based approach to controlling net migration. It relates to certificates of sponsorship which are applied for by UK employers looking to bring in non-EU skilled workers. These are limited to 20,700...

Any cases to be aware of? August 2018

The cases of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) 2018 EWCA Civ 1641 consider the issue of sleep-in workers and national minimum wage.  In both cases, care workers were employed to...

Any cases to be aware of? June 2018

Mr Mbubaegbu v Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust City of York Council v Grosset There are two particularly interesting cases that I would like to draw your attention to this month. One considers the dismissal of an employee with a...

Business immigration - May 2018

When "suitable" is better than "best" Advertising requirements for RLMT are changing Does this affect your sponsor duties in relation to the RLMT? ‘Cap’ on Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship When...
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