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Harmonising contracts after a transfer - Court of Appeal confirm it's risky

TUPE can be a real headache.  When employees transfer to you on various different terms and conditions, this can make them very difficult to manage.

Employer 'fined' £65k for changing terms and conditions

In a recent ET case a Council was ordered to pay 18 employees £3,600 each under a hitherto little used provision of the law governing industrial…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

An improper purpose

One of the fascinations of administrative law is the number of different rules you can break with a single flawed decision.

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

Costs budgeting – the way forward?

Despite being the focus of the Mitchell case, costs budgeting on multi track cases has been one of the less heralded of the Jackson reforms.

Iain Stark
Iain Stark Partner

TUPE – short term duration exception is narrowed

In an important judgment for those entering contracts of uncertain duration, the EAT has restricted when short-term duration exceptions to TUPE…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Angel Copeland v Metropolitan Police

The burden lay with the police to prove that an allegation of assault made by a police officer had not been deliberately falsified.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

Zero hours contracts: zero impact?

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which is before Parliament includes a ban on the use of 'exclusivity clauses' in zero hours…

Michael Ryley
Michael Ryley Partner

R (on the application of Mills) v Sussex Police and another

A manifest failure to provide full and frank information on an application for a search and seizure warrant led the Administrative Court to set aside…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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