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When calculating statutory holiday pay for their employees, UK employers need to take into account not just their basic pay but also contractual commission.
An employee can accept a repudiatory breach of contract if a longer notice period is given than required by the contract of employment.
G, who was employed by the bank until her resignation, lodged a claim at the employment tribunal, alleging sexual harassment, sex discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal.
Merlin Financial Consultants Ltd v Cooper, concerning 12-month non-competition restrictive covenants, suggests that they are easier to enforce in the financial services sector.
A recent decision reminds us that if a party to a dispute refuses to engage in a form of alternative dispute resolution, then a punitive costs order might be made against it.
Service charge disputes are common in the landlord and tenant relationship, whatever the nature of the property being leased.
C, in his fifties, was employed by LLoyds Bank. During a discussion with C’s manager regarding performance concerns, C claimed his manager said to C: ‘You’re not 25 anymore’.
In Eastlands Homes Partnership Limited v Cunningham the EAT confirmed the correct approach to determine whether a claimant has been unfairly dismissed for gross misconduct.
Two migrant domestic workers from Nigeria brought claims of direct and indirect race discrimination in the Employment Tribunal.
This briefing discusses Capgemini India Private Ltd and another v Krishnan and others (the employees).
Lock v British Gas is likely to affect the majority of those employed in UK businesses where commission arrangements are commonplace for rewarding staff.
Jo Keddie, head of employment law at Winckworth Sherwood, has been quoted by Bloomberg in relation to Lock v British Gas Trading.
A recent insolvency case in which a late application to adjourn the trial of an application under IA 1986 fell foul of the Mitchell principles is interesting in a number of respects.
Winckworth Sherwood has announced that tax partner Simon Newsham has been elected to the London branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).
Winckworth Sherwood has appointed a new partner with expertise in large-scale urban regeneration and infrastructure projects.
Since fees were introduced for claims received on or after 29 July 2013, there has been a drop of 79 per cent in the number of claims compared with the same period in 2012.
The EAT has confirmed that dismissal arising out of absences for post-natal depression after maternity leave had come to an end did not constitute discrimination.
The EAT considered whether a worker was prevented from bringing a sexual discrimination and harassment claim against her employer because she was working illegally.
The EAT has determined whether the person who subjected the claimant to a detriment has to have knowledge of the protected act for a whistleblowing claim to succeed.
Disputes in the construction industry are common. Rebecca Huston considers the position in the absence of a contract and the benefit of properly documenting matters.