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...

Shrewsbury pickets convictions quashed

The Shrewsbury Pickets In the case of Warren and others v R [2021] EWCA Crim 413, Court of Appeal, the facts, in summary, were that all...

CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS

On 15 February 2011, Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings became the first company to be convicted of the offence of corporate manslaughter...

Frustration of contract and Covid-19

The effect of Covid-19 on a wide range of contracts, including employment contracts, consumer agreements and insurance, has yet to be...

Employment tribunal as a court

Employers’ insurers Further move to converting the employment tribunal to a court Case Watson v Hemingway Design Ltd (In Liquidation)...

Personal protective equipment: suitability

Police removal of plants from cannabis factory; personal protective equipment. The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992...

Shamima Begum: Supreme Court decision

British citizenship Deprivation decision Case R (on the application of Begum) v Special Immigration Appeals Commission and Others [2021]...

Badgers and the Prime Minister’s partner

R (on the application of the National Farmers Union and T&G Stone Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...

UBER AND THE SUPREME COURT

In July 2020 the Supreme Court heard the appeal of Uber BV and others against Aslam and Others. The issues in the appeal were whether...