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COVID-19: Litigation in the Time of a Pandemic LATEST UPDATES

COVID-19: Litigation in the Time of a Pandemic LATEST UPDATES

The procedures of the Courts across the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom are changing from day to day.  We have updated our alert to refl ...

How to motivate staff (and Founders) as we return to normal?

How to motivate staff (and Founders) as we return to normal?

It doesn’t take a genius to work out that pretty much every business has been shaken to its core, to some degree or another, over the last few months. ...

Employment Matters - July 2020

Employment Matters - July 2020

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector.

COVID 19 Update

COVID 19 Update

The Covid-19 employment law landscape continues to evolve.  This update covers some of the most recent developments.

TUPE:  An employment contract can be split between multiple transferees on transfer

TUPE: An employment contract can be split between multiple transferees on transfer

The European Court of Justice has held that, where an undertaking transfers to multiple transferees, contracts of employment can be split so that empl ...

Restrictive Covenants: Constructive dismissal, garden leave and non-compete clauses

Restrictive Covenants: Constructive dismissal, garden leave and non-compete clauses

The High Court has upheld a six month non-compete clause where, taking garden leave into account, the ex-employee was restrained for a total of twelve ...

Whistleblowing: Taking action against a worker for the manner in which they blow the whistle

Whistleblowing: Taking action against a worker for the manner in which they blow the whistle

The EAT has considered whether taking action against a worker for their manner in blowing the whistle should treated as a whistleblowing detriment

Disability discrimination: Objective justification

Disability discrimination: Objective justification

The EAT has held that an Employment Tribunal erred in law by focussing on the employer’s decision making process when considering if discrimination ar ...

Employment Matters for health - July 2020

Employment Matters for health - July 2020

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector.

Court of Appeal gives ruling on limitation in matrimonial proceedings

Court of Appeal gives ruling on limitation in matrimonial proceedings

On 7 July 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down its Judgment in Holt v Holley & Steer [2020] EWCA Civ 851 providing new guidance on the assessment ...