Archive for October 2018

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Nick’s review of recent cases looks at a decision on whether an employer could remove an outdated allowance following a TUPE transfer.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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