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|7 Jun 2012||ELA Response to BIS call for evidence: Compensated No Fault Dismissal||Consultations|
|23 Nov 2012||ELA response to BIS consultation Ending the Employment Relationship||Consultations|
|1 Jul 2012||Unfair dismissal deregulation: a cautionary tale from Oz||Michael Sayers, Slater & Gordon||ELA Briefing||The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published a paper in May, ‘Dealing with dismissal and “compensated no fault dismissal” for micro businesses’, announcing that ‘the government is purs...|
|1 Dec 2012||Politics, rights and unfair dismissal: the BNP bus driver||Katherine Apps, Littleton Chambers||ELA Briefing||In 2006 the Court of Appeal considered the appeal of a bus driver and member of the British National Party who had unsuccessfully claimed race discrimination in Redfearn v Serco.|
|1 Mar 2012||Unfair dismissal qualifying periods||Suzanne McKie and Alice Carse, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||
‘Resolving Workplace Disputes: Final Impact Assessment’, published by the government last November, indicates that were a challenge to the extension of the qualifying period for protection for unfa...
|1 May 2012||Complex law||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing||
In R&R Plant (Peterborough) Ltd v Bailey  EWCA Civ 410, the Court of Appeal held that under the now repealed law relating to retirement an employer who gives notice of an intention to invoke ...
|1 Jan 2010||Chagger v Abbey National plc & anor||Christopher Stone, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing|
|1 Jun 2011||Dismissing employees with PHI benefits: a step too far?||Alison Padfield and Sophie Belgrove, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||
Permanent health insurance is an important employee benefit. Alison Padfield and Sophie Belgrove explore the potential restrictions on the right of employers to dismiss employees who are unable to ...
|1 Jun 2011||Effective dates of termination and reasonable practicability||Andrew Smith, Matrix Chambers||ELA Briefing||
In two recent cases the EAT has considered (a) how the effective date of termination should be calculated in circumstances where an employee's contract of employment does not expressly stipulate wh...
|1 May 2010||Applications for Interim Relief in Whistleblowing Claims||Stephen Musgrave, Bird & Bird LLP||ELA Briefing||Applications for interim relief under s.128 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 appear particularly attractive to high-earners with whistleblowing claims. The successful claimant can gain a continuation...|