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|1 Aug 2010||The CBI's employment agenda: common sense or exploitation?||Andreas White, Kingsley Napley LLP||ELA Briefing||In June, the CBI published `Making Britain the place to work: an employment agenda for the new government'. The report sets out the business body's vision for the reform of UK employment law, highligh...|
|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 Apr 2008||Working from prison: M & P Steelcraft Ltd v Ellis||Naomi Cunningham, Farrar's Building||ELA Briefing||In M&P Steelcraft v Ellis and HM Prison Service, the EAT (Elias P presiding) considered whether a prisoner working outside the prison on day release was "employed" and could start accruing continuous ...|
|3 Nov 2010||BA cabin crew staffing agreement not incorporated into contracts||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Malone and ors v British Airways plc the Court of Appeal has held that collectively agreed provisions stipulating minimum staffing levels on BA flights were not incorporated into individual contrac...|
|23 Feb 2009||Intention to deceive not necessary element of a sham contract||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Protectacoat Firthglow Ltd v Szilagyi the Court of Appeal has held that, in order for a court or tribunal to find that an agreement is a sham, there is no need for it to find that the parties inten...|
|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...|
|6 Apr 2009||Controlling shareholder can be an employee||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||In Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform v Neufeld and anor the Court of Appeal has confirmed that a shareholder and director of a company can also be an employee. The Cour...|
|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 Aug 2009||The Ins and Outs of Sabbaticals||Jennifer McGrandle, Mayer Brown International LLP||ELA Briefing||In the current economic climate, sabbaticals allow employers to reduce short-term costs without having to resort to the more extreme (and often costly) measure of making redundancies.|
|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...|