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  • Failing to Act Can Lead to Gross Misconduct

    15 February 2017

    The Court of Appeal has recently ruled that an act of gross negligence can result in the fair dismissal of an employee for gross misconduct. The Claimant, Mr Adesokan had been employed by Sainsbury’s for 26 years, most recently as Regional Operations Manager. …

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  • Relying on Contractual Mobility Clauses to Avoid Redundancies

    15 February 2017

    Contractual mobility clauses permit employers to change an employee’s place of work. They are often relied upon in redundancy situations to avoid making compulsory redundancies – and, in particular, to avoid making statutory redundancy payments.…

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  • Status Anxiety? - Part I

    15 February 2017

    Businesses should take care to avoid the potential pitfalls of the law on employment status…

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  • Proposed changes to the taxation of termination payments

    22 August 2016

    The Government are proposing to overhaul the way in which termination payments are taxed. We set out below a summary of the proposals, and what this could mean in the future for settlement agreements.…

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  • "Brexit"

    17 August 2016

    Our Solicitors discuss the implications of leaving the European Union…

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  • August 2016 Employment Law Update

    12 August 2016

    Welcome to the August 2016 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date. …

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  • Employment law implications of Brexit

    03 August 2016

    The interesting debate taking place amongst politicians and constitutional lawyers about the legal effect of the Brexit referendum has thrown some light on what the ultimate impact is likely to be on UK employment law.…

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  • Injunction for the imaging and search of competing employees’ electronic devices

    03 August 2016

    A recent High Court case (Arthur J Gallagher Services UK Ltd –v- Skriptchenko) has established that an employer seeking to protect confidential information taken by former employees setting up a competing business can obtain an injunction for the imaging and search of their personal electronic devices and the deletion of any of the employer’s confidential information found on them.…

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  • Whistleblowing claim against hirer and employment agency

    03 August 2016

    An agency nurse employed by an Employment Business agency was allowed to bring a whistleblowing claim against the end-user hirer to whom she was assigned, a University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.…

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