Employment News

Any cases to be aware of? March 2019

Asda Stores Limited v Brierley and Others Spaceman v ISS Meridian Limited (t/a ISS Facility Service Healthcare) The first case I would like to highlight is the Court of Appeal’s landmark decision in Asda Stores Limited v Brierley and...

Any cases to be aware of? February 2019

Uber (Uber B.V. v Aslam and Others) Deliveroo (R (on the application of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) v Central Arbitration Committee) Addison Lee (Addison Lee Ltd v Lange and Others) The first case is the ongoing matter of...

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...
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