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|1 Jan 2008||In Brief - New Year Cheer||Richard Linskell, Dawsons LLP||ELA Briefing||Just as spring follows winter, disappointed City employees seek solace in the arms of employment lawyers in the New Year, trying to challenge the reduced discretionary bonus they received before Chris...|
|1 Mar 2008||In Brief - Corporate Matters||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||ELA Briefing|
|1 Mar 2008||The Legal Landscape after Gibbons||Guy Hollebon and Lucinda Bromfield, Bevans Solicitors||ELA Briefing||
"The simplification of anything is always sensational,'' GK Chesterton.
|1 Mar 2008||The Last Discretionary Bonus Claims?||Nick Ralph, Archon Solicitors||ELA Briefing||The Court of Appeal's decision in Commerzbank AG v Keen suggests it will prove very hard for employees to win claims against employers over discretionary bonuses.|
|1 Apr 2008||Working from prison: M & P Steelcraft Ltd v Ellis||Naomi Cunningham, Farrar's Building||ELA Briefing||In M&P Steelcraft v Ellis and HM Prison Service, the EAT (Elias P presiding) considered whether a prisoner working outside the prison on day release was "employed" and could start accruing continuous ...|
|1 Apr 2007||In Brief - Takacs – the end||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||The case concerned an investment banker who failed to meet his targets. He argued that Barclays prevented him from achieving his targets by restructuring operations. The case revolved around the possi...|
|1 Nov 2003||In Brief - New Minimum Wage Rates||Simon Cheetham, Ely Place Chambers||ELA Briefing||And still more figures… The increase in the minimum wage on 1 October to £4.50 for those aged 22 and above and to £3.80 for those aged 18-21 coincides with the publication of the National Minimum Wage...|
|1 Mar 2003||Scotts Company (UK) Ltd v Mr J Budd||James Baker, MacFarlanes||ELA Briefing||In Scotts Company (UK) Ltd v Mr J Budd (19 September 2002) EAT 823/01 the Employment Appeals Tribunal considered, for the first time, the interpretation of ss.87 and 88 Employment Rights Act ...|
|1 Sep 2003||Rolling Up Holiday Pay||Henry Clinton-Davis, head of the employment and HR team at Hale & Dorr, solicitors||ELA Briefing||For a number of years UK employers have been facing conflicting court decisions as to whether it is lawful for them to roll up holiday pay into their workers’ pay packets, rather than paying holiday p...|
|1 Jun 2003||Health Insurance: the Employer’s Obligations||James Baker, Macfarlanes||ELA Briefing||Permanent health insurance policies are a common feature of employment benefit packages. But how many employees or employers read the small print of their policies, and know what is or is not covered?...|