Employment News

Any new cases to be aware of? November 2019

Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd The case of Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust serves as a clear reminder that employers are only liable for a third party’s harassment towards...

Any new cases to be aware of? October 2019

Dronsfield v The University of Reading UKEAT/0255/18 (published 3 Oct 2019) R (on the application of Delve and another) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2019) EWHC 2552 (Admin) In Dronsfield v The University of Reading...

Any new cases to be aware of? September 2019

Harpur Trust v Brazel [2019] Hallett v Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2019] The case of Harpur Trust v Brazel [2019] concerns holiday pay for part-year workers not subject to pro rata reduction. Under the Working Time Regulations...

Business immigration - Illegal contracts

In this case, there is an overlap between immigration and employment law in which the question of whether an employer can rely on a breach of the immigration rules to argue that an employment contract is unenforceable was tested. Illegality of contract must...

Any new cases to be aware of? August 2019

A Ltd v Z Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman UKEAT/0284/17 (No.2) Bilsbrough v Berry Marketing Services The case of A Ltd v Z considered whether an employer had constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability. The company, A Ltd, was...

Any new cases to be aware of? July 2019

Forbes v LHR Airport Limited Tillman v Egon Zehnder Limited The case of Forbes v LHR Airport Limited considers whether an employer is liable for harassment when an employee posted a racially offensive image on social media and shared it...

Any new cases to be aware of? June 2019

Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District Limited Capita Customer Management Limited v Ali and Another, and Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police The case of Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley and...

Any new cases to be aware of? May 2019

Mayor and Burgess of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo Shelbourne v Cancer Research UK For those of you who regularly attend our employment law seminars, you may recall that we have previously spoken about the case of Mayor and...

Business immigration - April 2019

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak to a group of HR professionals about Brexit and its possible effects on business immigration. Given that: the revised date of Brexit has now passed and the UK is currently due to leave the EU on the 12 April 31...

Any cases to be aware of? April 2019

iForce Limited v Ms Woods Network Rail Infrastructure Limited v Crawford The first case we’d like to highlight this month is the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in iForce Limited v Ms Woods which considered the issue of...
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