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Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Is it correct that a contract can only be implied between an individual worker and an end user where it is necessary to do so?
A contract can only be implied between an individual and the end user where it is necessary to do so in order to give effect to the reality of the relationship.
29 July 2014 will mark the first anniversary of the introduction of legal fees in the employment tribunal.
The Court of Appeal delivers an important decision in the turbulent area of relief from sanctions for non-compliance with court rules or orders.
US broadcasters have won an important battle in their efforts to prevent an unlicensed service from providing online real-time streaming of their broadcasts.
UEFA’s regulations look likely to be given a qualified pass by the European Commission. Stephen Hornsby’s article explains why this is, legally, highly questionable.
A case is currently being considered by the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning obesity and a ruling is expected shortly.
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court relating to the refund of rents for a period after a break option has been exercised.
Yes, was the view of the European Court of Justice in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd last week.
Adjudication is now a well-established method of resolving disputes in the construction field in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
This briefing provides an explanation of how the new flexible working regime will work, along with some advice for employers on how to minimise the risks of litigation.
The issue of piercing the corporate veil has recently come under the spotlight. However, the cases have sometimes been decided in a way that is not entirely consistent.
Supreme Court dismisses police appeal and refuses to allow secret evidence in application for production order against Sky News
R (on the application of British Sky Broadcasting Ltd) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis involves conflicting areas of public interest.
Opinion that employee not disabled under Equality Act does not give employer defence for not making reasonable adjustments
Employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. However, this duty only arises where the employer knows the employee is suffering from a qualifying disability.
This point was dealt with in Svensson and others v Retriever Sverige AB by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 13 February 2014.
The employment team at Goodman Derrick will be hosting a breakfast seminar on the key discrimination law case decisions for employers during 2013–14.
It is common for parties to commercial agreements to agree mechanisms for resolving breaches of their agreement without having to resort to legal proceedings.
As with 2013, there will be no rest for employment law advisers, employers and HR practitioners in 2014, with further legislative change on the agenda.
Subterranean excavations may be an increasingly popular method of extending a property, but such developments also carry potential pitfalls.