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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UK Employment Law

Episode 124The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases starts with a  review of a key case on whistleblowing.  Nick also considers a discrimination claim against an employer for failing to do a sufficient health and safety assessment, and a religious discrimination claim where the employer wanted to limit what an employee could say when preaching.  To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 123The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at two recent cases, one on unfair dismissal and one on territorial jurisdiction clauses and considers when to publish your gender pay gap statistics. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 122The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at an employer’s right to suspend an employee during an investigation, and a case claiming that this gave rise to significant damages. The second case relates to an attempt to derail a tribunal case by challenging the Early Conciliation certificate. The third is an update on a case to do with prohibiting the use of work devices for personal communications. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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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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UK Employment Law

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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UK Employment Law

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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UK Employment Law

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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UK Employment Law

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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UK Employment Law

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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UK Employment Law

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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