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|Discrimination and victimisation||In the appeals of Rhys-Harper v Relaxion Group plc, D’Souza v London Borough of Lambeth, Jones v 3M Healthcare Ltd and three other actions  UKHL 33, the House of Lords overruled Ade...|
|Tax issues on termination|
|9 Apr 2013||ELA's response to ACAS consultation on the Draft Code of Practice on Settlement Agreements||Consultations|
|23 Nov 2012||ELA response to BIS consultation Ending the Employment Relationship||Consultations|
|1 Feb 2013||The balance is restored to Pilon clauses||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||ELA Briefing||In the much-publicised case of Société Générale v Geys  UKSC 63, the Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal and, by a majority of four to one, ruled that an employer wishing to termina...|
|1 Feb 2013||Keeping the employment contract alive: the role of the injunction||Mark Sutton QC and Betsan Criddle, Old Square Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Employment lawyers are typically asked to advise whether a dismissal is lawful and as to the consequences if it is not. Is the reason a permissible one? Has a fair process been followed? What ...
|1 Mar 2013||Early conciliation and protected settlement discussions: resolution or confusion?||Camilla Palmer, Leigh Day & Co||ELA Briefing||
The New Year saw a raft of new proposals. The stated aim is to encourage early resolution, build on the existing flexibility of the labour market, but protect a strong system of employee rights. Th...
|1 Mar 2013||Summary dismissals and Pilons: the implications of Geys v Société Générale||Sinead Casey, Linklaters LLP||ELA Briefing||In Geys the Supreme Court ruled that a contract of employment continued until the employee received not only payment in lieu of notice but also clear notification that a Pilon had been made in exercis...|
|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...
|1 Aug 2006||Merging Claims – Fraser v HLMAD Ltd||Simon Cheetham, Ely Place Chambers||ELA Briefing||It has become more common to find a claim for wrongful dismissal in an ET1 qualified by the right to withdraw that claim and pursue it in the civil courts. The Court of Appeal in Fraser v HLMAD Lt...|