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In a move that will be welcomed by employers, a European Court of Justice advocate-general has given an opinion against the aggregation of redundancies across an employer.
Procurement E-Briefing: Supreme Court’s landmark judgment in case of OCS v Dublin Airport Authority plc
The long-awaited judgment of the Supreme Court in OCS One Complete Solution v The Dublin Airport Authority was finally delivered on 30 January 2015 by Mr Justice Clarke.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a wheelchair user who was unable to travel on a bus because the wheelchair space was already occupied by a passenger with a child in a buggy.
In a recent case, the First-tier Tribunal (Tax) confirmed that a compensation payment that was made to an employee on the termination of their employment was taxable.
If a losing party in the Lock case were to appeal the tribunal decision about purposive interpretation it is possible the decision would be fast-tracked to the Court of Appeal…...
This article considers the tort of gross negligence in England and Wales, its status in foreign jurisdictions, whether to include reference to it in construction contracts and more.
Financial services newsletter: Financial Services Ombudsman; Consumer Protection Bill 2015; and more
European cross-selling practices and the banking inquiry are among the subjects in the spotlight in this newsletter.
Issues including age discrimination, religion and sexual orientation are in the spotlight.
Government action on holiday pay claims, tribunal fees regime challenge fails, and what’s on the employment agenda in 2015?
This decision in a recent case should be a warning to tenants of the potentially wide ambit for recovery of legal costs by a landlord through the service charge provisions of a lease.
A number of Labour Court recommendations have found that overtime can be included in the calculation of holiday pay if it is regular and rostered.
Africa e-briefing, December 2014: OHADA Masters degree; integration of EALI members; EALI and Morrocan country guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform
Eversheds’ Africa e-briefing includes the new OHADA Masters degree, the integration of EALI members, the EALI summit and country guides, Morrocan guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform.
The European Court has ruled that obesity may fall within the concept of ‘disability’, attracting protection against discrimination.
Versloot Dredging BV & Or v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG & Ors considered whether the entire claim is forfeit if an Insured relies on fraudulent means or devices in pursuing a claim.
The government has announced changes to the law which will limit claims for deductions from pay filed on or after 1 July 2015 to deductions which occurred in the two-year period before the claim is filed.
Employment Tribunal fees are here to stay for the time being after the High Court rejected Unison’s claim that the fees regime is unlawful.
Risks around reporting to credit reference agencies following the decision in Grace & Anor v Black Horse
The practical implications of Grace appear to be at odds with the message in McGuffick that creditors are entitled to make adverse credit reference reports about defaulting debtors when the debts are unenforceable.
Advocate-general Jääskinen has concluded that there is no general principle of EU law prohibiting discrimination in the labour market.
There has been a rise in the numbers of DoLS applications, perhaps due to the recent judgment in Cheshire West.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently given another decision on the subject of age discrimination and justification.