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Can an Employer Be Liable for Discrimination Arising from Disability Where it Did Not Know the Employee's Misconduct Was Caused By Their Disability?
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The Court of Appeal ('CA') has recently upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal's ('EAT') decision in City of York Council v Grosset and confirmed that a claim for discrimination arising from...
Gareth Edwards
Posted on: 29th May 2018
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Negative Opinions in References - Employer Best Practice.
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In a recent case, the High Court has provided clarification on the duty of an employer whose reference went beyond statements of fact and included negative statements of opinion based on a previous...
Gareth Edwards
Posted on: 23rd April 2018
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Can a Historic Breach of Contract Be Used to Support a Claim of Constructive Dismissal?
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The answer is "it depends". In a recent case, the tribunals confirmed that historic stand-alone breaches of contract could not be used to support a "final straw" argument, where the final straw on...
Gareth Edwards
Posted on: 23rd April 2018
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AIM Rules - rule changes for companies and nominated advisors
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The London Stock Exchange has published confirmation of changes to be made to the AIM Rules for companies and nominated advisors (AIM Notice 50). Following the recent consultation, AIM Rule 26 has...
Kate Saunders
Posted on: 18th April 2018
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