Twenty employees, including some senior executives have been sacked following an investigation into a culture of sexual harassment and sex discrimination at Uber. The world’s favourite gig economy, ‘ride-sharing’ application has once again been in [...]
Every month we bring you a tale of the absurd. An incident that goes beyond ridiculous and into the downright stupid. The source of this ludicrousness? Tabloid journalism, where else? This month’s numpty is a [...]
King v The Sash Window Workshop – Does a worker need to take leave to establish whether they are entitled to be paid for it?
Welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week we looked at shared parental leave and restrictive covenants. This week we have a case on the right to holiday pay. Unlike most of the [...]
Our next case concerns restrictive covenants. The enforceability of covenants can be a problematic area for many employers, especially those involved in sales. For the uninitiated, restrictive covenants are a contractual clause that limits a [...]
Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd. – Is it fair to pay male employees 2 weeks enhanced paternity pay when female employees receive 14 weeks enhanced maternity pay?
After all the election and post-election chaos we thought it was best to get back to Case of the Week, which guarantees its readers a strong and stable supply of recent case law. Last week [...]
Welcome back to your weekly update just what you need to cheer you up! The case we are discussing today shows the possible problems when common law and statute interact with gross misconduct. Particularly on [...]