Category: UK Employment Law

Nick Robertson, head of Mayer Brown’s UK Employment Law practice, regularly discusses recent developments in UK Employment law, keeping you apprised of changes in the law and what they mean for your business.

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Episode 121The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases includes a key case on holiday pay and voluntary overtime. Secondly, we have a rare case on off shoring and the Transfer Regulations. The final case alters the tribunal procedure for granting witness orders with potential ramifications for the party applying for the order. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

Nick is joined by Tanem Taskin, an Australian qualified lawyer in our team, who talks through some of the pitfalls for employers unfamiliar with Australian employment law. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Episode 120The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at the momentous outcome of the challenge to Tribunal fees, and considers what is likely to happen next for Tribunal cases. He also looks at a case claiming that the UK rules on collective redundancy consultation can apply to employees working outside the UK, and what happens when an employee disregards an interim injunction. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Episode 119The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases considers two decisions on restrictive covenant issues, plus an important case on when multiple claimants can file a joint claim with an Employment Tribunal. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Episode 118The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at a recent case on territorial jurisdiction and the ability of tribunals to hear claims from employees based and working outside Britain. He also considers a case where a disabled employees absence from work was followed by redundancy, and whether this amounted to a discriminatory dismissal. Finally we have a significant Tribunal case on a direct discrimination claim for a failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave pay. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Episode 117The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of cases looks at an unfair dismissal case for alleged gross misconduct, the latest whistle blowing case law guidance and springboard injunctions. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11

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Episode 116The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three cases decided recently. The first considers when it is possible to imply a term into a contract of employment. We have a case on psychometric testing and disability discrimination and the standards expected from an employer investigating potentially criminal behaviour. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

Nick discusses US immigration changes with Liz Stern who heads Mayer Brown’s Global Mobility practice. Liz talks about the impact of the changes for employers who rely on business immigration to fulfil client demands in the United States, and what steps these businesses should be taking now, given the volatility of the situation. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

In a special guest episode Nick is joined by Naomi Ellenbogen QC from Littleton Chambers to discuss the recent and highly important Supreme Court decision in Essop v Home Office. Naomi represented the Home Office in that hearing.

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Episode 115The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review looks at a case on whether employers can deny employee’s the right to be represented by their chosen representative in disciplinary hearings. He also looks at a case on how to conduct a redundancy exercise where new jobs are being created. Finally we have a case which looks at stigma damages for an employee who has been dismissed. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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