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|1 Dec 2006||Book Review 12/06||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||
Monitoring and vetting employees: a guide for HR practitioners by Gillian Howard. Published by Gower at £55
As a solicitor, it is not easy reviewing a book that is designed for hu...
|1 Feb 2013||Book review: Family Rights at Work: A Guide to Employment Law||Natasha Joffe, Outer Temple Chambers||One suspects that this was not an easy book to plan and write. As the authors acknowledge, there is no neat divide between ‘family employment rights’ and broader discrimination law. The effort to extr...|
|1 May 2010||BP plc v Elstone & anor||Helen Burgess, Shoosmiths LLP||The Employment Appeal Tribunal was asked to consider a novel point of law in BP plc v Elstone & anor and it held that the scope of protection enjoyed by workers who make protected disclosures is far w...|
|1 Dec 2011||Brass neck||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||
In Copple & ors v Littlewoods plc & ors  EWCA Civ 1281, the Court of Appeal was faced with an argument on behalf of part-time workers who had been denied access to their employer's p...
|1 Nov 2012||Breach of the Acas code||Richard Linskell, Speechly Bircham LLP||Since the replacement of the statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedure with a 25 per cent discretionary uplift in compensation for dismissals in breach of the Acas code, there have been no appell...|
|1 Jun 2011||Breakell v West Mids Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Assoc.||Chris Camp, Hardwicke||`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 Nov 2012||Breaking the glass ceiling||Jemima Coleman, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP||Europe’s listed companies could be required to ensure 40 per cent of their non-executive director board seats are held by women by 2020 or face fines or other sanctions under a legislative proposal be...|
|1 Dec 2003||Breastfeeding and Sex Discrimination||David Fox is a lawyer in the Treasury Solicitor’s Department who acted for the Ministry of Defence||
Breastfeeding mothers are protected against discrimination only until the end of their maternity leave or in circumstances where health and safety issues arise, according to the EAT in a reserved j...
|1 Jun 2011||Breathing life into stale equal pay claims?||Peter Schofield, Ellis Whittam||
As Slade J said in the recent case, Ashby & ors v Birmingham City Council  EWHC 424, although the High Court and county court have jurisdiction to decide claims based on the implied equality ...
|1 Nov 2011||Bringing opera singers and mushrooms up to date||Ginny Harrison, freelance consultant and Springhouse Solicitors||The second edition of The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition by John Bowers QC, Michael Duggan and David Reade QC is a valuable though often intellectually demanding resource for pra...|