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|1 Dec 2003||Jurisdiction of Tribunals to Determine Benefits||Joanne Keddie, partner, and Kirsten Sparrow, solicitor, Dawsons||
Do employment tribunals have the jurisdiction to decide whether an employee is entitled to benefits such as statutory sick pay? This question has been answered in the Employment Appeal Tribunal cas...
|1 Dec 2008||Abbey National and Hopkins v Chagger||Anthony Korn, No 5 Chambers, London||
Do Polkey arguments apply to awards of compensation in discrimination cases? This issue was recently considered by the EAT in (i) Abbey National plc and (ii) Hopkins v Chagger.
|1 Dec 2012||Fixed-term contracts||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||
Do you remember when Bill Clinton said, ‘It all depends what you mean by the word is?’ This important issue reached the Court of Appeal in Hudson v Department for Work and Pensions  EWCA Civ ...
|1 Apr 2005||Proving Constructive Dismissal||Frederic Reynold QC, Anya Palmer, Old Square Chambers||
Does an employer repudiate a contract of employment when he acts in the honest but mistaken belief that his conduct is consistent with his contractual rights and obligations? Haberdashers Monmo...
|1 Jul 2005||Updating the Sex Discrimination Act 1975||Sam Gage, senior solicitor, Nabarro Nathanson||
Draft regulations (the consultation period closed on 31 May 2005) will implement the amended Equal Treatment Directive and should come into effect on 1 October 2005. Sam Gage considers the implicat...
|1 Jan 2005||Book Review - 01/05||Kate Sandison, Osborne Clarke||
Drafting Employment Contracts by Gillian Howard, solicitor and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Published by Law Society Publishing, £69.95 (including accompanying CD-Rom) ...
|1 Mar 2005||In Brief - No Mediation Please||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||
Dragging employment lawyers towards mediation is a long process. This was recognised by Acas in its policy paper, Making More of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
|1 Jul 2006||Interest in Unfair Dismissal Cases||Duncan Bain (with assistance from Rajiv Joshi), Morgan Cole||
Duncan Bain considers the current situation on interest in compensatory awards for unfair dismissal. In particular, he examines the implications of the recent case of Melia v Magna Kanse <...
|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 Mar 2005||The work of the Pro Bono Committee||Paul Quain, chair of the ELA pro bono committee||
ELA has long recognised the importance of pro bono work in the employment law field. Many test cases, some of which have become household names in the employment world, would not have happened if t...