Archive for 2014

UK Employment Law

Episode 40The View from Mayer Brown

Nick takes a look at three recent cases. The first deals with enforcement of a non compete covenant in the wealth management industry, and the second looks at whether a set of emails, read together, could amount to a qualifying disclosure under the whistleblowing legislation. Finally, the court looks at whether to imply a term requiring the pay out of accrued flexi-time when an employee leaves employment.

(If you're having trouble playing the podcast, please download it.)

UK Employment Law

Episode 39The View from Mayer Brown

Nick Robertson reviews three cases. The first looks at whether an employee can be prevented from claiming constructive dismissal based on a memo of legal advice to the employer which was accidentally sent to the employee. The second case deals with the issue of dismissal of an employee for alleged matters outside work, and the third considers whether a belief in “democratic socialism” is protected under the Equality Act 2010.

(If you're having trouble playing the podcast, please download it.)