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|1 May 2008||Database rights for employment lawyers||Katy Meves and Sian Williams, Shoosmiths||Given the well known legal difficulties affecting employers seeking to protect their internal information against misuse by departing employees, the recent case of Crowson Fabrics Ltd v Rider suggests...|
|1 Apr 2013||A bit of give and take: repayment and claw-back provisions||Bernadette Daley and Lucy Chatters, Mayer Brown||Banker bonuses remain high on the agenda. The growing trend towards incorporating deferral or repayment (claw-back) provisions in employment contracts is due, in large part, to the public focus on bon...|
|1 Dec 2010||A change of scene: employment law in New Zealand||David Appleton, Goodman Tavendale Reid||
Eighteen months ago David Appleton ceased practising employment law as a partner in a City firm and emigrated to New Zealand with his kiwi wife. David is now an employment law consultant in a seven...
|1 Nov 2012||A comprehensive guide to the Equality Act||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||
Writing about the Equality Act has now become a Sisyphean task – no sooner do you think that you have grasped the implications of a particular provision, having pushed your boulder uphill, than you...
|1 Apr 2012||A comprehensive yet accessible guide to employment law||Roseanne Russell||Employment law: an adviser’s handbook (Legal Action Group; 9th edition, £38), which is aimed at trade union officials, lay advisers and claimant lawyers, is a thorough, immensely practical guide. Writ...|
|1 Nov 2010||A concise guide to equality law||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur|
|1 Jun 2012||A firefighter’s dismissal||Peter Schofield, Ellis Whittam||For employers’ representatives, BAA Ltd v Davies UKEATS/0047/11, again involving fighting firefighters, may be a useful authority. The tribunal found the dismissal unfair, stressing the importance of ...|
|1 Jun 2012||A firefighter’s holiday||Peter Schofield, Ellis Whittam||In Neidel v Stadt Frankfurt am Main, case C-337/10, the European Court has held that a firefighter had a right, as a public servant, to rely on the Working Time Directive (2003/88) to claim, on retire...|
|1 May 2008||A Guide to the New Illegal Working Laws||Robert Davies and Elaine McIlroy, Dundas & Wilson||It is important for employers and practitioners to be aware of the recent changes that introduced new criminal and civil offences relating to the employment of illegal workers. Sections 15 to 26 of th...|
|1 Aug 2012||A handy guide for the high street solicitor||Susan Belgrave, 9 Gough Square||
The fifth edition of the Employment Law Handbook (Law Society, £69.95) by Henry Scrope, Daniel Barnett and Keira Gore offers succinct summaries of legal principles and analyses the most important c...