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|1 May 2004||Platform 05/04||Paul McMahon, Freeth Cartwright||ELA Briefing|
|1 Mar 2005||Fixed Conciliation Periods – Help or Hindrance?||Roseanne Russell, Brodies LLP||ELA Briefing||
The introduction of fixed conciliation periods may result in an increased use of compromise agreements for those who fail to conciliate in time. Roseanne Russell examines the consequences and consi...
|1 Jun 2005||Limiting the Scope of Compromise Agreements||James Tait, associate, Shakespeares||ELA Briefing||
The Court of Appeal has now provided definitive guidance on the drafting of compromise agreements after overturning the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in the case of Hinton v University of...
|1 Jan 2006||Is Your Compromise Agreement Hilton Compliant?||Julian Yew, Stephenson Harwood||ELA Briefing||
The application of s.203 ERA 1996 continues to raise a few questions for employers. Julian Yew looks at Hilton UK Hotels Ltd v McNaughton in which the EAT warned employers that the key iss...
|1 Jun 2006||Shut Up or Pay Back – a Penalty Clause?||Julian Yew, Stephenson Harwood||ELA Briefing||
Julian Yew examines the case of CMC Group Plc & ors v Michael Zhang. Here, the Court of Appeal considered the enforceability of a repayment clause in the event that the employee breached a...
|9 Nov 2006||Ending with a Compromise||Cerys Williams, Fox Williams||Lecture Notes|
|22 Dec 2006||Court of Appeal judgment on Norton Tool principle||Employment News||
The Court of Appeal, in Burlo v Langley and anor 2006 EWCA Civ 1778, has confirmed the EAT's decision that an employee claiming compensation for unfair dismissal was not entitled to full pay in res...
|1 May 2007||Platform 05/07||Julian Roskill, partner and head of the London employment group, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP||ELA Briefing||One point that regularly crops up when negotiating a compromise agreement is the correct tax treatment of any compensation payment contained in it. Two situations that have created debate are (1) wher...|
|1 Jul 2007||Tax Tips and Traps on Termination||Timothy Brennan QC, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Timothy Brennan QC addresses some of the tax questions that commonly arise on termination of employment, or on judgment or compromise of the ensuing dispute. He also suggests how to avoid some comm...
|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.