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Non-compete restrictive covenants clause

David Ludlow

27.05.2022

Law By Design Ltd (“LBD”), a Manchester based employment law firm which largely works for NHS clients, recently won a…

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Gig economy and the importance of defining an employment status

David Ludlow

09.11.2021

The gig economy has been a hot topic over the past few months, with large companies such as Uber and…

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Harassment and constructive dismissal– Driscoll (née Cobbing) v & P Global Ltd and another

David Ludlow

02.09.2021

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held Driscoll (née Cobbing) v & P Global Ltd and another that a Constructive…

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Unintentional indirect discrimination

David Ludlow

25.06.2021

What is indirect discrimination? Indirect discrimination is where a provision, criterion or practice, which are not intended to treat anyone…

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When a “sleep-in” counts as work

David Ludlow

07.05.2021

In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home), the Supreme Court held that…

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Race case out of time

David Ludlow

01.03.2021

In Adedeji v University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, the Court of Appeal upheld an employment judge’s refusal to grant…

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Using the “reasonable steps” defence

David Ludlow

26.02.2021

Many employers when faced with a discrimination or harassment claim by one employee in relation to conduct by one or…

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Health and Safety protections extended to Gig economy workers

David Ludlow

16.12.2020

The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain v The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions and others.A recent decision…

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Dismissal unfair despite no chance of compensation

David Ludlow

07.10.2020

An employee was entitled to bring a claim for unfair dismissal even where there was no reasonable prospect of recovering…

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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…

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What is unfavourable treatment in discrimination?

David Ludlow

14.01.2019

The Supreme Court (“SC”) has clarified what amounts to “unfavourable treatment” for the purposes of a claim for discrimination arising…

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