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|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...|
|1 May 2008||Territorial jurisdiction: the boundaries of the Lawson test||Douglas Leach, Queen Square Chambers||ELA Briefing||At the turn of the year, judgment was handed down by the EAT in Bleuse v MBT Transport Ltd & anor. This examined the breadth of application of the Lawson v Serco Ltd approach to ques...|
|1 May 2004||The "Without Prejudice" Dismissal||Nick Ralph, Archon Solicitors||ELA Briefing||It is becoming an increasingly popular practice for employers to cut through the niceties of performance or disciplinary procedures by presenting the employee with a draft compromise agreement and a c...|
|1 Dec 2007||The Johnson Exclusion Area: GMB v Brown||Monica Kurnatowska and Stephen Ratcliffe, Baker & McKenzie LLP||ELA Briefing||In the September/October 2007 edition of ELA Briefing, Monica Kurnatowska and Stephen Ratcliffe considered the EAT's application of the Johnson exclusion area to a ``last straw'' constructive dismissa...|
|1 Jan 2008||The Protection from Harassment Act 1997||Tom Dawson, Furley Page LLP||ELA Briefing|
|1 May 2003||The Territorial Jurisdiction of ERA 1996||Sam Whitaker is a senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer||ELA Briefing||The EAT’s decision in Lawson v Serco Ltd (EAT/0018/02) will be of considerable importance to UK employers with overseas employees. The decision confirms that such employees have the right to ...|
|1 Aug 2008||Towergate London Market v Harris||Suki Deo, London Discrimination Unit||ELA Briefing||The Court of Appeal in Towergate London Market Ltd v Harris has given a claimant-friendly decision on extending time for late unfair dismissal claims. Suki Deo reports|
|1 Nov 2006||TUPE’s Tender Mercies||Alexandra Carn, Edwin Coe||ELA Briefing||
There has already been a considerable amount of commentary on the general application of the TUPE Regulations 2006. Here, Alexandra Carn looks at their application to tender situations. Since A...
|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 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...