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|18 Dec 2012||Repudiatory breach must be accepted for contract to end||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Société Générale London Branch v Geys the majority of the Supreme Court has held that the ‘elective’ theory of termination applies to employment contracts, so that an innocent party must accept a r...|
|1 Dec 2012||Enforcing post-termination restrictions: Patsystems v Neilly||Peter De Maria, Doyle Clayton||ELA Briefing||The decision of Mr Justice Underhill in Patsystems v Neilly has received attention due to the finding that a covenant that was unenforceable when originally signed could not be saved and become enforc...|
|21 Nov 2012||ELA Annual Lecture 2012||Mr Justice Langstaff, President EAT||Lecture Notes|
|29 Jun 2012||No breach of contract where employee met clients with a view to starting competing business||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Ranson v Customer Systems plc the Court of Appeal has held that an employee who met his employer’s clients with a view to securing work for his own company after his resignation was not in breach o...|
|24 May 2012||Can contract law step in to the void left by statute?||Philip Mead and Mark Sutton QC, Old Square Chambers||Lecture Notes|
|1 Feb 2012||The limits of loyalty||Peter Kirby and Emily Betts, Hardwicke Building||ELA Briefing||
Peter Kirby and Emily Betts examine the latest decision on employees establishing a competing business in breach of their pre- and post-termination duties to their employer
|1 Feb 2012||Contractual disciplinary procedures and public policy||Anna Jackson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing||
In Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Botham (FC) v Ministry of Defence the Supreme Court has settled the issue of whether a dismissed employee is able to claim uncapped...
|27 Jan 2012||ECJ considers use of successive fixed-term contracts||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Kücük v Land Nordrhein-Westfalen the ECJ has held that employing a worker on successive fixed-term contracts to continually cover different absent workers is not, in itself, a breach of the EU Fram...|
|1 Jun 2011||Breakell v West Mids Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Assoc.||Chris Camp, Hardwicke||ELA Briefing||`Mutuality of obligation' is the 'irreducible minimum ... necessary to create a contract of service', says Carmichael v National Power plc. But what mutual obligations, if any, are necessary for there...|
|1 Jun 2011||Geys v Société Générale: termination of contracts||Daniel Aherne and Dominic Holmes, olswang||ELA Briefing||
Daniel Aherne and Dominic Holmes report on an important decision from the Court of Appeal concerning the termination of employment contracts