Supreme Court holds employers can liable for automatic unfair dismissal, even if unaware that it was for whistleblowing - Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti
Employer fails in claim against credit controller for transferring £200,000 to fraudsters - Peebles Media v Patricia Reilly
Employee’s Human Right of freedom of expression vs their confidentiality obligations - Herbai v Hungary
Not paying ‘London Allowance’ to officer on maternity leave is direct sex discrimination - City of London Police v Geldart
Employer not entitled to rely on negative right to work check notice to withhold pay and work - Badara v Pulse Healthcare Limited
Court of Appeal upholds injunction preventing industrial action as union interfered with the ballot - Royal Mail Group Limited v Communication Workers Union
Employment Bulletin - December 2019
The Supreme Court holds that judges are workers for the purposes of whistleblower protection- Gilham v Ministry of Justice.
Employment Bulletin - November 2019
The long awaited Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill
New ACAS guidance issued for employers to help manage the impact of menopause at work
EAT reaffirms that employers will not be liable for harassment of their employees by third parties
Are homophobic remarks about hypothetically not hiring LGBT people unlawful?
Covert surveillance of employees suspected of theft did not breach human right to private life
Can an employer be liable for injury caused at an impromptu work after party?
Using non-disclosure agreements legitimately
Wellbeing in the workplace: employers responsibilities to employees
Whistleblowing: Is reasonable belief that a protected disclosure is in the public interest sufficient?
Out-of-hours GP providing services through limited company is a worker rather than self-employed
Applying exceptions to the confidentiality of pre termination negotiations
Is an unwanted massage given by a manager to a junior employee sexual harassment?
Can being a vegetarian qualify as a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010?
Employment Bulletin October 2019
Red card for Liverpool F.C.’s trade mark registration of “Liverpool”
New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework - an explanation of the inspection criteria relating to staff well-being and staff supervision within schools
Employment Bulletin September 2019
Should compassionate leave be allowed in cases of pet bereavement?
EAT reaffirms that when calculating an injury to feelings award, the effect of the conduct on the Claimant is the relevant consideration, rather than the gravity of the Respondent's actions. (Komeng v Creative Support)
When is the right time to consider ill-health early retirement?
When can employees lawfully participate in industrial action and how can employers prevent it arising?
Can employers deduct pay for training?
Contract enforceable despite breach of immigration rules - Okedina v Chikale