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 132The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at a claim that it is direct sex discrimination (and so unlawful) to pay a man on shared parental leave less than a woman on maternity leave. We also have a case on adjournments where the Claimant is unwell and the dangers of making adverse amendments to clauses in an LTIP scheme. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 131The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of three cases starts with a case which clarifies an area of the law on disability discrimination, looks at one which confirms the limits of employment protection for pregnant employees, under European law, and a case in the Supreme Court which may pave the way for a challenge to the way Tribunals evaluate whether a dismissal is fair or unfair. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 130The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of three recent cases starts with a case on springboard injunctions from 2015. The second case considers limitations on a discretionary power given to an employer. The final case deals with the point at which collective redundancy consultation has to start. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 129The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases. One relates to a disputed termination date and the effect that had on an employee’s claims. The second covers the dismissal of an employee for intermittent sickness absence and the third considers the Tribunal’s powers to adjudicate claims for unlawful deductions from pay. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 126The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s first podcast of 2018 looks at a case on an employer’s liability for deliberate data protection breaches by a rogue employee, dismissing employees who do not have right to work documents, and whether an employee can challenge a decision to send them on garden leave. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeA Seasonal View from Mayer Brown

Miriam’s last case completes a trilogy of whistle blowing cases in this series. Osipov looks at liability imposed directly on individuals who have taken decisions penalising a whistle blower. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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