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The EAT considered whether an employee who said she was too ill to resign for 18 months and who received 39 weeks’ sick pay during that period had affirmed her contract.
It is possible for employers to defend unfair dismissal claims arising from inappropriate use of social media even if the misconduct is not work-related.
A recent case considered whether to strike out a caste discrimination claim on the basis that caste is not expressly stated in the Equality Act 2010.
A recent European Court of Justice decision suggests that obesity could be regarded as a disability for the purposes of EU (and UK) law.
There are two conflicting High Court decisions dealing with the question of whether a trustee in bankruptcy can force a bankrupt to draw down his pension so it can be made available to creditors.
Following years of litigation on collective redundancy folliwing the demise of Woolworths we may be on the cusp of a return to a more employer-friendly position.
The NPPG includes a proposal that a financial credit should be applied to affordable housing contributions where buildings are brought back into use or demolished in order to allow redevelopment.
Inflation has, in recent years, occupied an almost permanent slot in our news headlines.
At the outset of a development, it is easy to underestimate the legal obstacles that might arise when dealing with utility companies.
The Government has stated its intention to raise the environmental impact assessment screening thresholds in line with its proposals.
We explain the timescale for making and serving an application for judicial review and the searches and enquiries that we carry out prior to completion to investigate whether a challenge has been made.
The EAT considered whether an employee had accepted a change to her terms and conditions of employment by continuing to work for a period of nine years without expressly objecting to the change.
The recent case of Sefton Borough Council v Wainwright clarified the position. This case is especially relevant to employers who propose making redundancies in connection with a restructuring process.
The Government has now laid before Parliament the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling in Dyer v London Ambulance NHS Trust is a rare example of a case where no “reasonable adjustments” could be made to the workplace.
Winckworth Sherwood presents a flowchart showing show divorce and financial proceedings work together.
Negotiating the settlement of a dispute is rarely straightforward.
This briefing, which has been written by Winckworth Sherwood’s family law experts, provides an overview of the procedure involved.
A registration scheme for alcohol wholesalers, which comes into effect in January 2016, will also affect businesses purchasing from wholesalers.
Under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, a party to a construction contract is entitled to payment by instalments.