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Landlord Faces Six-Figure Bill for Notice to Quit Error

Correct service of legal documents may seem like a technicality to non-lawyers, but it is of...

Social Housing Company Not Guilty of Age Discrimination

In the context of a redundancy process, in which workers competed with one another in order to...

Free Advice Given and No Contract? You May Be Liable

Any professional will know that there are many people who like to have free advice, and whilst...

It Was Wrong, But Whose Fault Was It?

When a person takes professional advice and a loss follows, it is normal to look for compensation...

Sleeping at Work and the National Minimum Wage

Whether or not a worker who is on call at their employer's premises but who is allowed to sleep...

Shape Change Not Inventive

For a patent to be valid, it is not sufficient that it is simply something new. There has to be an...

When Does Notice of Termination Take Effect?

Exactly when notice of termination takes effect can impact on an employee's entitlement to certain...

'Good Work' - The Taylor Review

In October 2016, the Prime Minister commissioned Matthew Taylor, a former policy chief to Tony...

Whistleblowing and the Meaning of 'In the Public Interest'

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 – often referred to as the 'Whistleblowing' Act...

Supreme Court Rules on the Pension Rights of Gay Partners

The Supreme Court has handed down a ruling which means that all married gay couples and civil...

Government Bank Sale Tendering Dispute - High Court Ruling

Public tendering exercises almost inevitably leave unsuccessful bidders dissatisfied but the...

Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Indirect Discrimination

The Supreme Court has now handed down its judgment in an important case, Essop and Others v Home...

Early Conciliation and Second Certificates

For Employment Tribunal (ET) claims lodged on or after 6 May 2014, it is a legal requirement,...

High Court Rules on Fall-Out From Wine Company Insolvency

Insolvency proceedings that arise in the midst of an ongoing trading relationship can sometimes...

Restrictive Covenant Modification Enables Home Development

Restrictive covenants often date back many years and a delicate balance sometimes has to be struck...

Organised Grouping of NHS Carers Embroiled in TUPE Dispute

Whether or not the employment of an organised grouping of workers has been transferred from one...

Workplace Bans on Religious Symbols and Dress

In ruling on a question concerning the interpretation of EU Directive 2000/78/EC, which...

Cartel Whistleblower Avoids Massive Fine

Being in a cartel is unlawful and is a risky business – especially when one of the cartel...

Unfair Dismissal - 'Lifetime Loss' Cases

When an employee succeeds in a claim for unfair dismissal, the compensation awarded by the...
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