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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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Lack of sludge contract notice sends £4.4 million claim down the drain
2. Exemption clauses are not a horror show…
3. If I say my subcontract work is practically complete, then it is…or is it?
4. TAC-1 Term Alliance Contract gets official launch
5. GDPR – less than a year away
6. NEC4 is here

The update can be accessed here.

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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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Hotel developer’s failure to make a reservation dooms challenge to adjudicator’s decision
2. Does a death or personal injury exclusion bring down the rest of the clause?
3. Subcontractors run out winners in Supreme Court 3-2 insurance decider
4. High Court specialist courts in rebranding exercise
5. JCT 2016 – the final chapter

The update can be accessed here.

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 Pensions Law

Episode 34The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at two recent cases in which the Courts considered the scope of a power to change a scheme’s indexation measure and the operation of a pension increase underpin arising as a result of a defective rule amendment.

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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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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

  1. Court of Appeal confirms professional’s tort duty of care on landscaping project
  2. Disputes arithmetic and the problem with oral construction contracts
  3. Reasonable endeavours and good faith again
  4. Housing: brownfield site registers and new “permission in principle”
  5. New international information management standard: ISO 19650
  6. Government proposals for register of overseas owners of UK property

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

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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