EVICTION AND THE LAWYER

England’s coronavirus ban on evictions came to an end on May 32, 2021. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has reported that 400,000 private...

Redundancy: significant cases

MISCELLANEOUS CASES Written notice Haywood v Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] UKSC 22, Supreme Court The Trust...

Redundancy: time off to look for work

TIME OFF TO LOOK FOR WORK Employees with at least two years continuous employment are entitled to reasonable time off during a redundancy...

Redundancy and disability discrimination

Disability Disabled workers may be selected for redundancy because of the employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments to allow for...

Redundancy and sex discrimination

Sex Discrimination Dykes v Premier Risk Service LLP (2014) Eq Opp Rev 253:30, Leeds ET D was employed as a part-time health and safety...

Redundancy & Discrimination

REDUNDANCY & DISCRIMINATION Age Discrimination Kirk v Citibank 3200291/2018, East London Employment Tribunal Facts Citibank made K...

UNFAIR REDUNDANCY DISMISSAL: MORE CASES

Agreed procedures Jackson v General Accident, Fire & Life Assurance Co Ltd [1976] IRLR 338, EAT:The meaning of agreed procedure, relating...

RECENT EMPLOYMENT-RELATED CASES

DAMAGES Lost years of earnings Case Head v Culver Heating Co Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 34 Facts H was the managing director of EMSL, his own...

UNFAIR REDUNDANCY DISMISSAL

· Automatically unfair dismissal for specified reasons · No genuine redundancy situation · Failure to consult · ...

More redundancy law and practice

SHORT-TERM WORK & LAY-OFFS Temporary Lay-Offs Workers can claim statutory redundancy pay that they are eligible for and have been...

More redundancy law and practice

Suitable Alternative Employment Unreasonable refusal of suitable alternative employment results in loss of statutory redundancy pay. S....

REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

Source: section 135, ERA: employee has basic right to redundancy payment Those excluded from payments: · Independent contractors · ...

Fascism and the law

The use of the word “fascism” has become so debased that it is now virtually meaningless. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines...

More recent employment cases

RACE DISCRIMINATION Harassment Stale training Case Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen UKEAT/0031/20/AT Facts G, a man of Indian origin, was employed...