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The variations enigma – TUPE and pre-transfer changes

Emma Edis

07.07.2020

In the case of Ferguson and others v Astrea Asset Management Ltd, four directors and shareholders of an estate management company fell foul of the TUPE – Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) – Regulations and were dismissed for gross misconduct. The four claimants were directors and senior employees of Lancer Property Asset Management. The […]

Employment

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The straw that breaks the contract’s back

David Ludlow

06.07.2020

The concept of the ‘last straw’ in relation to constructive dismissal claims featured in the case of Williams v Governing Body of Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary School, where a decision by an Employment Tribunal (ET) was subsequently overturned by an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). The case centred on a primary school teacher, Mr […]

Employment

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Unfair dismissal: Warning for pregnancy related sickness

Naomi Greenwood

03.07.2020

A law firm’s pregnant employee was granted a £23,000 pay-out after being fired for taking two days off with severe morning sickness. Manchester-based solicitors Gowing Law sacked the employee just a week after she started her new job as a full-time administrator. The employee was successful in her claim for unfair dismissal and pregnancy related […]

Employment

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Leaving annual leave too late

Emma Edis

02.07.2020

We are receiving a lot of enquiries regarding staff holiday and holiday-pay during Coronavirus.As we ease our way out of lockdown restrictions, it is important to be aware of the rules for the remainder of 2020, as workforces need to be managed for the next six months. A lot of employers hoping for an upturn […]

Employment