UK Employment Law

Episode 143The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at the subject of non-disclosure clauses in contracts of employment and settlement agreement. Are they enforceable and should they still be included by employers after the concerns expressed about their misuse? To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 142The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases in the Court of Appeal. The Osipov case will radically change the way whistleblowing cases are run. The Morrisons case on data protection is equally groundbreaking. Finally we have a useful case summarising and developing the law on when an employee working outside Great Britain can bring a tribunal claim in an English tribunal. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. A pre-contract representation is not just for …
  2. Adjudication: Court of Appeal rules on pay and go lifeline for smash and grab victims
  3. So what is a concession contract?
  4. Government presses on with its battle against late payment
  5. Budget: Goodbye PF1 & 2; HMRC to become preferred insolvency creditors
  6. Minister threatens private landlords with intervention on Grenfell-style cladding
  7. Letwin final report published
  8. Retention Bill second reading postponed once again

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 141The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases looks at a very significant decision in the Court of Appeal on non disclosure agreements. He also looks at a case which decided whether an employee dismissed for not having the right to work in the UK was entitled to an appeal. And finally a case on why context matters when considering allegedly discriminatory comments. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Court of Appeal tackles Japanese knotweed and the law of nuisance
  2. Adjudications: liquidators ‘regularly’ start them – but should they?
  3. Court rules on a payment mechanism for milestones
  4. Moderating a procurement bid – court spells out how it should be done
  5. Government announces ban on combustile cladding
  6. New Homes Ombudsman
  7. New NEC Practice Note for offsite modular construction

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 140The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases looks at a decision on whether an employer could remove an outdated allowance following a TUPE transfer. Secondly we have clarification on which wages claims can be decided in the Employment Tribunal. Finally we have a case where the Judge decided that the individual was an employee and not a consultant although neither party was seeking to argue this point. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 139The View from Mayer Brown

Nick takes a look at two recent and key cases. The first looks at a constructive dismissal claim and what was needed for a valid claim. The second case puts pressure on employers facing requests to adjourn disciplinary and grievance hearings to allow the employee’s representative to attend. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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