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|1 Aug 2007||Increasing Annual Leave Entitlement||Rebecca Smith, Turbervilles Solicitors||There is set to be an increase in the statutory minimum annual leave entitlement which workers are entitled to under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR). The current entitlement to four weeks’ pai...|
|1 Dec 2009||In Brief - Whistleblowing||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||There is an increase in the number of allegations involving protected disclosures. Many say this is often done for tactical reasons. The decision in Cavendish Munro Professional Risks Management Ltd v...|
|1 Jun 2006||In Review 06/06||Marc Jones, employment partner, Turbervilles||There have been books published on compensation previously, but most of these focus on other issues in the main and discuss tribunal compensation as just one, relatively small, aspect of the subject.|
|1 Apr 2009||In Brief - Retrospective CFAs Valid||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||There have been a number of cases that challenge the validity of conditional fee agreements, with the result that individual CFAs are held to be invalid. It is therefore helpful that the courts have r...|
|1 Apr 2009||The Employment Act 2008||Marc Jones, partner, Turbervilles||There has been much written on the Employment Act 2008 (the Act) about the repeal of the statutory procedures and associated matters, but other changes are also being made. Marc Jones examines these c...|
|1 Apr 2009||In Brief - US Bolsters Whistleblowing||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||There has been extensive publicity about whistleblowers and the financial sector over the past few months. Now the compliance failures relating to the Madoff hedge fund scandal have led the US authori...|
|1 May 2009||Chondol v Liverpool City Council||Charis Damiano, CM Murray LLP||There has been a spate of cases in recent months arising out of the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003. Following on from Ladele v London Borough of Islington comes the case of ...|
|1 Jul 2010||Striking the right balance? Recent cases on industrial action||Thomas Linden QC, Matrix Chambers and Andrew Taggart, Herbert Smith LLP||There has been a recent flurry of case law on industrial action and, with more disputes in prospect given the government's proposed austerity measures, now seems a good time to take stock. Thomas Lind...|
|1 Apr 2006||Mutuality of Obligation||Robert Dixon, Turbervilles||There are two distinct scenarios that can apply when considering mutuality of obligation. One is where the work is carried out on a regular, uninterrupted basis. The other is where it is carried out i...|
|1 Jan 2005||Avoiding Employment Status: Substitution||Tom Potbury, associate, Pinsent Masons||There are tax advantages in having self-employed status for the worker and the party who would otherwise be their employer (the principal). As self-employed workers cannot claim unfair dismissal or a ...|