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|1 Mar 2004||In Brief - An Unfair Hearing||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||
The Court of Appeal’s decision in Stansbury v Datapulse plc (2003) EWCA Civ 1951 provides welcome clarification of the requirements for a fair hearing in the employment tribunal.
|1 Mar 2004||Bullying at Work: Employment Law or Tort?||Brian Langstaff QC, Cloisters||
Tort concepts can increasingly be argued in employment law claims, and vice versa. This is best illustrated where an individual claims to have suffered psychiatric injury as the result of harassmen...
|1 Mar 2004||An Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Industrial Action||Peter Schofield, EEF||
Public sector workers are increasingly resorting to industrial action in support of grievances against their employers and government policy generally. Civil servants from five government departmen...
|1 Mar 2004||Employment Agencies and Regulations||Anthea Lawrence, solicitor, Masons Employment Group||The private recruitment industry is worth some £23 billion in the UK and there are thought to be more than 6,000 recruitment agencies and more than 8,000 recruitment consultants in existence. The cond...|
|1 Mar 2004||Pill of sanity – Lawson v Serco||Blair Adams, Olswang Conclusions Christine Jenner, Macfarlanes||For employment lawyers, questions of jurisdiction often amount to no more than considering in which employment tribunal the claim will be brought. However, after the repeal of s.196 of the Employment ...|
|1 Mar 2004||Working Time and the Opt-Out||John Evans, Coudert Brothers and chair, ELA international committee||
The 1993 Working Time Directive required the European Commission to report on its operation after 10 years and, in particular, on the provisions for opting out of the 48 hours a week limit. The rep...
|1 Apr 2004||Platform 04/04||Chris Holmes, Disability Rights Commissioner and Caroline Carter, Ashurst||
Last December’s Court of Session decision in Archibald v Fife Council  IRLR197 on the extent of employers’ duties to make adjustments under the DisabilityDiscrimination Ac...
|1 Apr 2004||In Brief - Business Generators||Raymond Jeffers, Linklaters||An entertaining game to play over the Easter holidays might be to name the body that will generate the most work for you in the coming months. The government is a good opening gambit.For example, ther...|
|1 Apr 2004||In Brief - Years of Missed Opportunities||Raymond Jeffers, Linklaters||
S.123 of the Employment Rights Act 1996reads: “The amount of the compensator award shall be such amount as thetribunal considers just and equitable in allthe circumstances having regar...
|1 Apr 2004||In Brief - Unforseen Damages||Raymond Jeffers, Linklaters||The Court’s decision in Laing Ltd v Essa Laing Ltd v Essa  EWCA Civ 02 is equally remarkable. This concerns whether, in assessing compensation under s.57 of the Race Relations Act ...|