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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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Successful appeals and the curious case of the vanishing dismissal

When an employer upholds an appeal against dismissal, what exactly does that mean? In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal gave further…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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Enforceability of restrictive covenants in sale agreements

When is a restriction too restrictive? A recent judgment found that non-compete covenants in a share sale agreement did not amount to a restraint of…

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate

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