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Suitable alternative employment? It’s all about what’s reasonable for that employee

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment on what is suitable alternative employment for an otherwise redundant employee.


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Testing witness evidence

The Court of Appeal in this case concluded that a trial judge was not entitled to accept the claimant’s evidence without testing it against medical…


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Hussain v Amin & Anor

The comments made by Lord Justice Davis in this costs appeal reinforce the benefits of clear and unequivocal pleading of defences in fraud cases.


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Well adjusted? Disciplinary proceedings for disabled employees

Many employers are not comfortable where it is clear that employee illness or disability means that a 'textbook' disciplinary approach might not work…


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Charging for parking - and for other services

Local authorities are trying to raise as much income as possible but a recent decision scuppered an authority's plans to raise money from parking…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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TUPE the final word – it's static not dynamic

The European Court has delivered the definitive Judgment on a TUPE problem which has troubled employers and Courts for years.


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Rates avoidance – all right for some?

A number of recent cases have considered the validity of schemes designed to minimise/avoid business rates liability.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Term of employment

As recently reported in the news, from September 2015 all state schools will be able to decide their own term dates, under plans for more school…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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