Archive for August 2014

UK Employment Law

Episode 54The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three cases, two of which deal with reasonable adjustments and disability discrimination, and the third considers whether an employer can prevent an employee from resigning in breach of contract but then not pay any salary to the employee.

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UK Pensions Law

Episode 7UK Pensions Law

Richard Goldstein talks about the Government’s response to its “Freedom and Choice in Pensions” consultation on the new changes to the way that members can access their DC benefits from April 2015, and the recently published draft Taxation of Pensions Bill.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 53The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at two whistleblowing cases in this episode, one of which looks at whether it is possible to dismiss a whistleblower who has become unmanageable. The third case this week looks at an imaginative award of damages for breach of a restrictive covenant.

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Additive Manufacturing – Insurance risks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBzEMkEhfIU

Ingrid Hobbs, partner in our Insurance group, examines the insurance risks associated with additive manufacturing and outlines the issues that those operating in this sector need to be aware of in relation to this growing technology.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 52The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three very different cases in this episode. The first case considers whether an employer’s mistaken belief when granting previous pay rises could create a legal right to future pay rises. The second case highlights an important limitation in the protection against religious discrimination and the third case offers key guidance to all employers when giving basic factual references.

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