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In Senior v Rock UK Adventure Centres & Ors the High Court has ordered a defendant employer to disclose details of its employers’ liability insurance policy.
The Employment Tribunal recently decided that words could be added to the Working Time Regulations 1998 to allow conformity with the Working Time Directive.
The High Court has handed down an important decision on the scope of statutory collective bargaining under Schedule A1 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
In Easton v B&Q, the High Court considered whether an employer was liable for an employee’s psychiatric illness, allegedly caused by stress at work.
Claimants will need to plead each alleged discriminatory act separately, rather than asking an ET to take a composite view.
Delay is a common problem in construction projects and can have costly implications. Before electing to terminate on grounds of contractor delay, there are a number of factors that should be considered.
Data Issues Roundup, 12 May: US cyber security laws; move to stop organisations blocking publications; and more
Also: settlements with retail tracking company and pharmacy; CII best practice guide.
An employer’s conclusion that its employee had committed suicide, meaning that his widow was not entitled to receive a death-in-service payment, was unreasonable.
Gard Marine v China: if a contract requires insurance the court will assume the parties have agreed to look to their insurers for indemnification.
Implications of the EAT’s recent decision on the meaning of ‘public interest’.
Also: cultural differences could wreck the single EU data protection law dream; data protection authorities face resource challenges due to digital boom; and more.
The ECJ has confirmed that ‘establishment’ means the local employment unit to which the redundant worker is assigned.
A warning given in bad faith could not be relied on for the purpose of determining whether there was sufficient reason to dismiss an employee.
Neither financial services firms nor law firms should underestimate the cultural sea-change in behaviour the FCA expects.
Also: retrospective alternative service of claim form; judicial comment on costs budgeting; and more.
Making an offer to settle a claim under Civil Procedure Rules Part 36, whether as a claimant or defendant, is a way of potentially transferring some of the costs risk in litigation to your opponent.
Also: how a solicitor misled a court.
What it means for those dealing with disputes day to day. And by the way, there may be more rises on the way.
Court confirms the high level of protection given to auditors where an exclusion of liability clause is included in a set of accounts.
Data Issues Roundup, 20 April; AT&T's $25m privacy settlement; Facebook case in Austria; Google loses out in Germany; and more
Also, UCAS gives data protection undertaking’.