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Feedback of the Week

We've had some great feedback from one of Joe's clients who said: "Seriously the best law firm I have dealt with. Joe really took the time to understand my situation and I didn't feel rushed, just supported. Throughout the entire process, Joe was quick to respond to all my questions. He is patient, calm and [...]

By |2022-04-22T12:31:19+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

XXXXX v HR Rail SA

This week’s case looks at the principles underpinning disability discrimination law, in particular the duty to find alternative employment. In XXXXX v HR Rail SA, the Claimant was employed as an apprentice maintenance technician on the Belgium railways. Shortly after starting, the employee was diagnosed with a heart condition which meant that he had to have [...]

Mr D Warburton v The Chief Constable of Northamtonshire Police

This week’s case answers the following questions: What is a detriment for the purposes of victimisation under the Equality Act 2010? What is the correct test for causation? Victimisation is being subject to a detriment because of a protected act. A protected act is defined at section 27 of the Equality Act 2010 as: (a)bringing [...]

By |2022-03-18T10:23:02+00:00March 18th, 2022|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley

Today we look at a judgment from The Supreme Court which concerns unlawful inducements to forego collective bargaining. The Law Section 145B of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) says that employees who are members of a recognised trade union have a right not to be subject to offers that intend to [...]

By |2021-11-18T16:54:56+00:00November 18th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Feedback of the Week

Today's feedback comes from one of Joe's clients who said: “Thank you for all your support. Really easy to deal with and made sure throughout the process I was well informed and understood the sometimes complex language and was always clear on the next steps. No hesitation in using you again or recommending you. Thank [...]

By |2021-11-18T16:43:49+00:00November 18th, 2021|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Feedback of the Week

We have some great feedback to share with you this week from a couple Sam's clients: "Samantha Crombie recently handled a Settlement Agreement for me. I felt totally at ease and everything was explained clearly, I was constantly kept up to date all the way through the process. Nothing was to much trouble and never [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:42:15+00:00November 12th, 2021|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Thomas v Education Workforce Council

This week, we are venturing outside the realm of pure employment law, and into professional discipline. Teacher tells putative employer to go f*** themselves – Thomas v Education Workforce Council Mr. Thomas applied for a job at a local college as a sports teacher. He attended an interview but was unsuccessful. The bad news was [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:30:11+00:00November 12th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Abbeyfield (Maidenhead) Society v Hart

In this weeks case we ask if an email between an employer and its HR consultant was protected by litigation privilege despite indicating a pre-determined decision to dismiss. Did you know that there are two types of legal professional privilege? These are legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. Legal advice privilege is broader than litigation [...]

By |2021-11-11T11:52:42+00:00November 11th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Feedback of The Week

We've has some great feedback from one of Joe's client's this week who said: “I can’t rate them highly enough. Worked very closely with Joe Hyland and found them to be attentive, supportive and informative whilst remaining practical and giving sound advice throughout the process. For me, I will definitely use them again and would [...]

By |2021-11-11T11:34:12+00:00November 11th, 2021|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Carillion v Benson and others (around 1000 others).

Carillion was a construction and facilities management company that crashed spectacularly in 2018, when it was placed into liquidation. This case concerns whether Carillion’s lack of redundancy consultation was unlawful. If your business is being placed into liquidation, when do you need to consult employees who may be made redundant? This was the question asked [...]

By |2021-11-11T11:25:34+00:00November 11th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Feedback of the Week

We've had some great feedback from Sam and Liam's clients this week. Sam's client said: "Samantha was very thorough & efficient in dealing with my case throughout. Emma provided good support. I will very happily recommend PJH law for employment law matters." RB Liam's client said: "I had a redundancy settlement agreement that Liam Pike [...]

By |2021-10-15T11:21:57+00:00October 15th, 2021|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Bayfield and Jenner v Wunderman Thompson ( UK) Ltd

An Employment Tribunal decision involving an Ad Agency has highlighted the dangers for employers of taking an overly aggressive approach to reducing gender pay gaps. It also provides a reminder that all discrimination is unlawful, even where the victims are from a historically privileged group. With a high published gender pay gap, Wunderman Thompson’s creative [...]

By |2021-10-15T09:42:07+00:00October 15th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments

Thomas and Others v FW Farnsworth Ltd (t/a Pizza Factory)

This week’s case looks at implied terms and when the payment of an enhanced redundancy payment as set out by a collective agreement will become a contractual term by way of ‘custom and practice’. This week’s case looks at implied terms and when the payment of an enhanced redundancy payment as set out by a [...]

By |2021-10-07T15:39:06+00:00October 7th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog|0 Comments