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The Court considered the issue of tied accommodation in the recent case of Hertfordshire County Council v Davies. Background Mr Davies moved into a school bungalow owned by Hertfordshire City Council (Council) upon becoming the school caretaker in January 2003.… Read on
The High Court in has recently confirmed that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2013 (TUPE) do not apply to a mere share sale. But this case has brought to our attention to a reminder that this will… Read on
In the hope that the EU will reciprocate, the UK Government’s current proposal regarding EU citizenship is as follows: EU citizens properly resident before Brexit can apply for residency under the new scheme which will be in place. EU citizens… Read on
One of the most confusing areas of employment law in recent years has concerned the impact of sickness absence on employees’ entitlement to statutory holiday and holiday pay. These issues have been examined at judicial levels from Employment Tribunals to… Read on
On 8 June 2017, The Advocate General gave his Opinion about the case of The Sash Window Workshop v King, which the Court of Appeal has referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to determine certain questions.… Read on
On 20 June 2017, the Law Society published its recommendations “How to achieve the best working practices in the modern workplace” in response to the government’s Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy (known as the Taylor Review).… Read on
The High Court has recently answered this question. Background In this case, Ms Tillman was recruited into a junior role with a view for her to be swiftly promoted within the business. She signed a contract of employment which set… Read on
The Queen’s speech has hinted at changes to the immigration rules post-Brexit. Immigration post-Brexit has raised concerns on many fronts, for instance; from employers concerned about a chronic skills shortage for their businesses; from EU citizens working and residing in… Read on
A celebration lunch at our head office went down a treat as we celebrated 7 years of Springhouse One of our solicitors, Yeing, also joined us along with her husband and new born baby girl, Saskia, who travelled down for… Read on
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer making an employee redundant after a two-month absence from work for cancer treatment was not discrimination, notwithstanding that the reason for the employee’s absence was disability-related. Background Mr Charlesworth was a… Read on