Numerous v Barclays Bank Plc | Can an employer be liable for abuse committed by an external Doctor during applicant medical examinations?

Numerous v Barclays Bank Plc Good morning and welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week’s case was about holiday pay and provided a long overdue binding decision on the issue of voluntary overtime and normal pay. This week, partly due to a dearth of cases, we are taking a detour from the [...]

Taylor Review – Re-cap

It’s the last Friday of the month and – to paraphrase Alan Carr - what a month It’s been! Tribunal Fees, the Taylor Review, BBC Pay Gap and same sex pension inheritance, employment law issues have made the news several times this month. In case you missed them, follow the links for last month’s newsletter [...]

Hot Weather Working – What Employers Need To Know

It’s the last Friday of the month which means we have a roundup of all June’s employment law news for you. In last week’s case law update we looked at an EU decision regarding holiday pay. In terms of political turmoil and human tragedy, 2017 seems to be doing its upmost to outdo 2016. Thankfully, [...]

Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman – Do the Geographic & Temporal Markets influence Restrictive Covenants?

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 former employee’s activities post-termination in order to protect a legitimate business interest. These interests can include: clients, staff, competitors and information. [...]