Archive for June 2018

UK Employment Law

Episode 136The view from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases. In this episode he looks at a case on handling extensive sickness absence for a disabled employee, the relevance of PHI cover when awarding damages and a damages claim for negligently damaging an employee’s social media accounts. 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. Supreme Court says parties must stick to their NOM clause
  2. Adjudication “true” valuation derails winding up petition
  3. Subject to board approval term blocks contract formation
  4. Hackitt final report calls for new framework to drive culture change and the right behaviours
  5. Government to act on final Hackitt report
  6. GDPR guidance issued for NEC4

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 135The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at a case on disability discrimination which will concern employers, a case on when a tribunal can decide the true employer is not the employer identified in the contract and whether it can be fair to dismiss for a first offence which is not gross misconduct. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 134The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review covers four cases, two dealing with the correct test for constructive dismissal, one looking at the right of agency workers to claim parity of employment terms with permanent employees and an update on sex discrimination claims connected with shared parental leave. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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