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Author: Simon Cheetham, Ely Place Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Some employment lawyers might have to swallow hard before agreeing with ACAS that the fall in the number of tribunal applications is “encouraging”. The ACAS Annual Report 2003 records a fall for the third successive year, with a total of 94,453 applications in 2002/ 2003, which was 4 per cent down on the previous year.
Author: Marc Jones, a partner at Underwoods Solicitors, acts for Ms Heath
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The purpose of Platform is to allow members to express their personal views and does not necessarily reflect the views of ELA editorial board. We hope it will prompt discussion and debate.
Author: Maz Adam Iqbal, employment lawyer, Howells Solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
We already have in place legislation to protect individuals against discrimination on the ground of sex. A recurring matter has been discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation and whether this amounts to sex discrimination as detailed in the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.
Author: Clare Primett, Le Brasseurs
Resource type: ELA Briefing
This book on wrongful dismissal and breach of contract is the third in the law guidance and precedents series. Its stated aims are to systematically cover the express and implied terms contained in the contract of employment and the principles relating to breach and contractual claims for wrongful dismissal while highlighting recent areas of development.
Author: James Cox and Kelly Cole are solicitors at Ashurst Morris Crisp, which acted for Virgin Net
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The EAT in Virgin Net Ltd v Harper EAT/0111/02 held that an employee cannot recover damages representing the loss of statutory unfair dismissal rights at common law where the breach of contract arises from a summary dismissal without proper cause and where, had contractual notice been given by the employer, the effective date of termination
Author: Christopher Walter and Harris Bor, Covington & Burling
Resource type: ELA Briefing
In many industry sectors employees are expected to take responsibility for promoting business interests that have international reach. Employees will often travel extensively and/or re-locate in order to do so and employers frequently fail to think through the implications of these international arrangements.
Author: Henry Clinton-Davis, head of the employment and HR team at Hale & Dorr, solicitors
Resource type: ELA Briefing
For a number of years UK employers have been facing conflicting court decisions as to whether it is lawful for them to roll up holiday pay into their workers’ pay packets, rather than paying holiday pay at the time the workers actually take their vacation
Author: Stephen Levinson, partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It was clear from the most recent meeting of the EAT users group that the President is continuing to look for ways to improve the performance of the appeal tribunal. Since the rules on preparing documents were changed there have been a number of cases where inadequate bundles have been delivered by represented parties and, what is more, delivered very late in the day.
Author: Pauline Hughes, head of legal services, Disability Rights Commission
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The government is in the process of implementing Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000, which will establish a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation. The Disability Discrimination Act (Amendment) Regulations 2003 and additional regulations on occupational pensions are intended to incorporate the above into domestic law.
Author: Stephen Levinson, partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
On 29 August the DTI published its concise guidance on teleworkers. One week later the Disability Rights Commission launched its draft code of practice on Employment and Occupation Issues, which rightly describes itself as “fairly comprehensive and detailed”.
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