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Author: Diana Reid, Herbert Smith
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Extended sickness absence can be a tortuous and confusing process for employer and employee alike. Finding a way through what is often a muddle of conflicting or inconclusive medical evidence and disputed facts, can be frustrating for both, but for the employer there is also the attendant risk of potential unfair dismissal and disability discrimination liability.
Author: Anthony Korn, barrister, 199 Strand
Resource type: ELA Briefing
A sub-committee of the legislative & policy committee has responded to Department of Trade and Industry proposals to amend tribunal rules and revise the forms that are used to commence and defend proceedings. The sub-committee's chairman, Anthony Korn, summarises some of the main issues addressed in ELA's response
Author: Karen Tickner, Mishcon de Reya
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The authors state in the preface that this is a book "designed to assist lawyers who do not profess to be experts in employment law and non-lawyers such as human resources managers". Therefore, the book is clearly intended to be a practical and user-friendly guide to employment law.
Author: Andrew Taggart, Herbert Smith
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Andrew Taggart offers advice for employment lawyers as he considers the TUPE and redundancy related information and consultation obligations, as well as the adoption of employment contracts, that can arise in corporate insolvency
Author: Joanna Musk, McDermott, Will & Emery
Resource type: ELA Briefing
From 1 October this year, every employer in the UK will be bound by the new statutory dispute resolution procedures. The procedures are aimed at forcing employers to adopt a new minimum standard when dealing with certain disciplinary or dismissal situations, and forcing employees to try to resolve their grievances with the employer before lodging tribunal claims.
Author: Shaman Kapoor, 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Department of Trade and Industry is introducing new rules of procedure in tribunals from 1 October this year. The changes are designed to make the tribunal system run more smoothly, organise the rules in a more logical order and, by using plainer English, make the legislation user-friendly
Author: Clive Howard, Russell, Jones & Walker
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The difficulty of challenging a discretionary bonus as being irrational or perverse - the test set out in Clark v Nomura [2000] IRLR 766 - has been shown in Kennedy v Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (2004 EWHC 1103).
Author: James Laddie, Matrix Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
One of the most heralded yet least discussed of the novel concepts that occur so frequently in employment law is the protected disclosure, introduced into domestic law via the provisions of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA) and currently found in the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA).
Author: James Cox, Ashurst
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Employment lawyers aren't corporate lawyers I hear you say! However, those who regularly advise on senior executive appointments and removals need to be.
Author: David Preston, Hardwicke Building; Sara Morgan and Amanda Brown, Brooke North
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Under s.306 of the Insolvency Act 1986 the estate of a bankrupt vests in his trustee in bankruptcy immediately the latter is appointed. S.283 of the Act defines the bankrupt's estate as including "all property belonging to or vested in the bankrupt at the commencement of the bankruptcy".
Topics: Insolvency
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