Search
Searching Content indexed under Contract of Employment by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
Laptops For Work – Expectations Of Privacy
As an international financial centre, Hong Kong has one of the most transient and mobile workforces and one of the highest concentrations of information technology (IT) use in the workplace.
Hong Kong
31 Jul 2011
2
When Does Contractual Notice Commence?
In the recent case of Wang v University of Keele, the EAT held that, unless the contract provides otherwise, contractual notice, whether it is oral or written, runs from the day after notice is given.
UK
9 May 2011
3
Compromise Agreements: Employee´s Breach Causes Windfall For Employer
Compromise agreements, if properly drafted, constitute a valid waiver of statutory and contractual claims that an individual may have against their employer or former employer, in return for almost invariably a cash payment.
UK
14 May 2009
4
Maternity Matters - Recent Key Developments In Maternity-Related Rights
In Blundell v Governing Body of St Andrew's Catholic Primary School (2007), the EAT has given its first decision on the scope of an employee's right to return from maternity leave to the 'job in which she was employed before her absence'. In this case, Ms Blundell, a teacher, argued that her job was as a teacher of a specific class, and not as a primary school teacher.
UK
18 Sep 2007
5
Dismissal Issues - A Summary Of Some Important Decisions
The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures is taken into account by tribunals and is used by them as a guide to good industrial practice.
UK
16 Sep 2007
6
New Employment-Related Legislation
Summarised below are the key employment law changes which came into force in April 2007
UK
 
1 Jun 2007
7
How Long After A Transfer Should You Wait Before Changing Terms?
In Metropolitan University v Sackur and Others (2006), the Employment Appeal Tribunal found that even where changes had been made to employees’ terms and conditions of employment two years after a transfer, these may be regarded as connected with the transfer.
UK
 
16 May 2007
8
Employee Internet And E-Mail Use: Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions on employee internet and e-mail usage.
UK
5 Jul 2006
9
Sick of Working Time?
The Court of Appeal has recently delivered a blow to employees claiming holiday pay whilst they are on sick leave.
UK
 
2 Sep 2005
10
Permanent Health Insurance
In order to provide employees with protection from being deprived of the benefit of the PHI policy, the Courts have said that there is an implied term in the contract of employment that an employee will not be dismissed where they are incapable of work and where they are in receipt of, or likely to receive, benefits under a PHI policy (Aspden v Webbs Poultry (1996)).
UK
 
2 Sep 2005
11
Employment Status and Agency Workers
In Cable and Wireless v Muscat (2005) the Employment Appeal Tribunal looked at whether an agency worker, provided via an agency, could be an employee of the end user.
UK
 
2 Sep 2005
12
The Impact of Maternity Leave on an Employer’s Obligation to Pay Bonuses
The impact of maternity leave on an employer’s obligation to pay bonuses has been a grey area for several years. In particular, it has been unclear whether an employer can pro-rate a bonus so that it is payable only in respect of the period when an employee is at work prior to taking maternity leave or whether bonuses must be paid in full in any event.
UK
 
2 Sep 2005
13
Disability Discrimination: The New Provisions
Several amendments to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 came into force on 1 October 2004. The following is a brief summary of the new provisions.
UK
3 Mar 2005
14
Bonus: The Exercise Of Employer’s Discretion
The decision of the Court of Appeal in Horkulak v Cantor Fitzgerald highlights clearly the importance of carefully drafting bonus clauses and that an employer’s discretion may not be as wide as they would hope.
UK
3 Mar 2005
15
Employment Law: Without Prejudice?
The without prejudice principle can be used to protect "off the record" discussions so long as a genuine dispute exists between the parties and the without prejudice communication is a true attempt to settle the dispute.
UK
3 Mar 2005
16
Fixed-Term Contracts: A Round-Up Of Recent Cases
There have been two notable decisions involving fixed-term employees in recent months, both of which provide much needed guidance on the interpretation of the Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 .
UK
3 Mar 2005
17
The End of ‘Without Prejudice’ Discussions?
Employers will often have "without prejudice" conversations with employees in the context of ‘managing out’ an employee where no dispute between the employee and the employer has actually arisen. However, such conversations are technically admissible in proceedings.
UK
 
14 Oct 2004
18
The New Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
The Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004
UK
 
14 Oct 2004
19
Brook Street Bureau (UK) Ltd v Dacas: The Practical Consequences
The Court of Appeal has radically changed the established law relating to workers provided by employment agencies. This article explores the consequences.
UK
 
14 Oct 2004
20
Subject Access Requests – Guidance from the Court of Appeal
In arguably the most important case since the Data Protection Act 1998 came into force, the Court of Appeal (CA) has significantly narrowed the scope of an individual’s right of access to "personal data". Durant -v-Financial Services Authority gives clear guidance on how data controllers should approach subject access requests.
UK
 
21 Apr 2004
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next