Chidzoy v British Broadcasting Corporation – Can a case be struck out if a witness being cross-examined discusses their evidence during an adjournment?

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , |

Welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week we covered three cases whose issues included constructive dismissal, the national minimum wage and disability discrimination. This week, we have a rather rare case on [...]

Focus Care Agency Ltd v Roberts & Frudd v The Partington Group & Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake – Are employees entitled to the national minimum wage whilst on call or sleeping at work?

May 5th, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , |

Our second case is actually a cluster of three cases about the national minimum wage. Previous case law suggests that employees are entitled to the minimum wage for time when they are at the employer’s [...]

The Government Legal Service v Brookes – Is it discriminatory to make an applicant with Asperger’s syndrome sit a situational judgment test as part of the recruitment process?

May 5th, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , , , |

Our final case this week is about disability discrimination, reasonable adjustments and psychometric testing done during recruitment. The question in this case was: Is it discriminatory to make an applicant with Asperger’s syndrome sit a [...]

Sharfudeen v TJ Morris Ltd T/A Home Bargains – Can the rejection of a grievance amount to a fundamental breach of trust and confidence?

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Unfair Dismissal|Tags: , , , |

We thought we would start off this month’s newsletter with a routine case law update. This case concerns race discrimination and constructive dismissal. For the uninitiated, discrimination can be direct, indirect, harassment or victimisation. Constructive [...]