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|26 Jan 2006||House of Lords gives judgment on territorial scope of ERA||Employment News||The House of Lords, in the cases of Serco Ltd v Lawson; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Crofts and ors v Veta Ltd and ors, has given judgment on the geographical extent of employees' rights under the Em...|
|3 May 2006||Upper age limits for statutory claims do not discriminate against men||Employment News||The House of Lords has today handed down its long awaited judgment in Rutherford and anor v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. In a unanimous decision, the Law Lords ruled that the upper age l...|
|18 Sep 2006||Clandestine recordings - admissibility in unfair dismissal cases||Employment News||The EAT, in Chairman and Governors of Amwell View School v Dogherty, has handed down a judgment regarding the admissibility of clandestine recordings of disciplinary and appeal hearings.|
|29 Nov 2006||Court of Appeal decision on future loss of earnings||Employment News||In Scope v Thornett, the Court of Appeal has ruled that an employment tribunal erred in reducing an unfairly dismissed employee's compensation for loss of future earnings to take into account the poss...|
|14 Dec 2006||Statutory dismissal procedures - suspension prior to Step 1||Employment News||The EAT, in A to B Travel Ltd v Kennedy, has held that where an employer follows the statutory disciplinary and dismissal procedure in full when reaching the decision to dismiss an employee, but suspe...|
|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...
|21 Mar 2007||Age discrimination - consequential amendments||Employment News||
The Government has published the Employment Equality (Age) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2007 SI 2007/825, which make a number of changes to other legislation in response to the introducti...
|2 Apr 2007||New laws in force in April 2007||Employment News||
The key employment law changes taking place in April 2007 are set out below:
|25 Jun 2007||EAT clarifies the effect of Mangold v Helm||Employment News||In Lloyd-Briden v Worthing College, the EAT has confirmed that an tribunal is not obliged to disregard S.109 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) - which, until 1 October 2006, barred persons over ...|
|8 Nov 2007||Dismissal Over Mistake as to Immigration Status was Potentially Fair||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Court of Appeal, in Klusova v Hounslow London Borough Council, has confirmed that a genuine but mistaken belief in the unlawfulness of an employee’s employment under immigration rules is a potenti...|