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On 14 November 2014, the English Court of Appeal handed down its judgment relating to a complex dispute under a civil liability insurance policy.
Court of Appeal upholds injunction holding employee to notice period and post-termination restrictions without pay
The Court of Appeal has held that an employer was entitled to waive an employee’s repudiatory breach of contract and keep the contract of employment alive.
A hearing date has been set for the CJEU to consider questions referred by the Court of Appeal in the Woolworths collective redundancy case.
Share- and cash-based incentive arrangements are commonplace across all types of businesses and all levels of employees.
The government has commenced a review of different employment statuses in the UK, including employees, workers and the self-employed.
The EAT has upheld an employment judge’s decision imposing seven deposit orders in relation to seven different allegations brought by a claimant.
EAT decides that holiday pay must be calculated to include payments for non-guaranteed compulsory overtime
This decision means that employers will now need to reflect non-guaranteed but compulsory overtime payments in holiday pay in respect of the four weeks’ leave.
InSure features a round-up of developments affecting the insurance industry.
Mr Justice Blair has clarified the scope of brokers’ duties in relation to business interruption cover in Eurokey Recycling Ltd v Giles Insurance Brokers.
This round-up includes costs and unreasonable refusals to engage in ADR and four recent cases considering the refusal by one party to engage in ADR.
The Supreme Court decision in FHR European Ventures LLP & Ors v Cedar Capital Partners LLC provides a reminder that bribery also gives rise to civil claims.
What mechanisms can be put in place to protect confidential information in proceedings?
Without doubt the most significant decision in recent months concerning the courts’ management of cases is Denton v White.
Addleshaw Goddard has released the September 2014 edition of its European Employment Law Update. This section focuses on Finland.
Recent decisions from the Court of Appeal and EAT on territorial scope of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Equality Act 2010
A US employee working 49 per cent of his time in the UK failed to establish that he fell within the territorial scope of UK employment law to pursue claims of unfair dismissal.
A recent case highlights the importance of ensuring that terms used in a formula to determine whether or not bonus payments are payable are clearly understood by the parties involved.
Failure to pay male employee enhanced additional paternity pay equivalent to enhanced maternity pay not discriminatory
An employer’s decision to pay statutory paternity pay during additional paternity leave, while offering generous enhanced maternity pay to women on maternity leave, did not amount to sex discrimination.
It’s a question of trust — why do so many employment disputes arise from a breach of trust and confidence?
Employers and employees often rely on the trust and confidence term when they wish to leave the relationship. The outcome is significant.
The Court of Appeal in has considered the effect of a lease provision requiring a repeat guarantee as a condition of landlord’s consent on intragroup assignment.
Welcome to the latest edition of Addleshaw Goddard’s Employee Incentives Update, which contains a round-up of key developments in this area during August 2014.