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|1 Aug 2004||Responce to Platform 08/04||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||read with interest the Platform on contingency fees in employment tribunals by John Hendy QC (ELA Briefing, July 2004, p86), which in my view was not only inaccurate but prejudicial to the m...|
|1 Apr 2006||Platform 04/06||Barry Mordsley, partner and head of employment at Salans, part-time employment tribunal chairman||was appointed as an industrial (now employment) tribunal chairman in 1984. This was at a time when there was no advertising for judicial posts or a proper application process as there is today.|
|1 Dec 2009||Ministry of Defence v DeBique||Sam Nicholls, Devereux Chambers||`Maternity and soldiery are not the easiest of allies.' So began the judgment of Cox J in Ministry of Defence v DeBique, in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered for the first time the discr...|
|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 Apr 2012||Complex discrimination claims: problems and solutions||Daniel Tatton Brown, Littleton Chambers||‘All are agreed that [cases of little or no merit, but considerable nuisance value] should be cleared out of the system as soon as possible. They should not be allowed to take up a disproportionate am...|
|1 Jun 2007||New directive threatens restrictive covenants||Bridget Hui and James Baker, Macfarlanes||Restrictive covenants are designed to prevent former employees from harming their former employer by competing with them. But could the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive,...|
|1 Jul 2010||Editorial - July 2010||Alex Lock, editor|
|1 Aug 2010||Bankers' bonuses capped||Marc Jones, Turbervilles||
Following negotiations between the European Council and the European Parliament, an agreement has been reached on capital requirements for banks and a cap o...
|1 Feb 2011||A question of jurisdiction||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||
The end of 2010 saw some interesting and potentially challenging decisions regarding the jurisdiction of courts to hear claims. In Pervez v Macquarue Bank L...
|1 Apr 2011||Privilege issues in investigations||Jenny Steer, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Diya Sen Gupta, Blackstone Chambers||
An employee makes various allegations to his employer of potential breaches of legal obligations. The allegations may amount to `protected disclosures'....