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Mr Nurmohamed was employed as a branch manager for Chestertons before being dismissed, as he alleged, as a result of certain disclosures he made about the way in which his employer manipulated management accounts so as to reduce the level of commission...
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Mr Berry, an employee of an ICAP group company, resigned in order to take up a position at BGC, a competitor of ICAP.  Mr Berry was put on garden leave and he was subject to certain post-termination restrictions following termination of his employment....
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In the case of Pereira de Souza v Vinci Construction UK Ltd, the Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether the case of Simmons v Castle should be followed and a 10% uplift applied to discrimination awards for injury to feelings and personal injury. ...
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Estro Groep BV employed around 3,600 workers in 380 childcare centres in the Netherlands. Following financial difficulties it contacted a sister company of its principal shareholder as a potential buyer. A new limited company, Smallsteps BV, was established...
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This is the latest decision in the string of holiday pay claims under which it has been held that commission and overtime pay should be included in holiday pay in certain circumstances. This case looked at how far back employees could claim.   In the...
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In this case, the Supreme Court was invited to decide how much pay should have been deducted from teachers who participated in a single day strike in November 2011.  It was common ground that a day’s pay should have been deducted, but a dispute...
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In this case the Court of Appeal was asked to interpret the extended definition of “worker” in whistleblower protection.   In this case, the Claimant was a junior doctor working on a placement with an NHS Trust, the placement had been...
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In this case, the EAT was asked to exercise its discretion to extend the time limit for lodging an appeal with the EAT where it was lodged at 5pm instead of 4pm on the deadline day. The Claimant had attempted to submit the appeal on time, but the file...
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In this case, the Court of Appeal was asked to consider when notice of termination takes effect when an employee’s contract was silent on when notice was deemed to be given. Ms Haywood worked for the Newcastle Primary Care NHS Trust. On 1 April 2011...
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Ms Achbita was employed as a receptionist by G4S in Belgium. Internal company guidelines stated that employees were not allowed to wear symbols of “political, religious or philosophical significance” in the workplace, and Ms Achbita was banned...
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