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Restrictive Covenants: First Supreme Court case for 100 years upholds post-termination restriction
Reassuringly for employers, the Supreme Court upheld a ‘non-compete’ clause imposed by the company on a senior executive.
Holiday pay: Northern Ireland police case challenges Bear Scotland
Ben Daniel considers the implications of this case for employers in the rest of the UK.
Do we need to record all employee working time? New case from the ECJ
The European Court of Justice has held that an employer must keep records of all hours worked to fulfil its obligations under the Working Time…
Maternity leave: what constitutes reasonable contact with employees?
Rebecca Driffield looks at a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case on this issue and offers some practical advice.
Final written warnings: will the Employment Tribunal re-open old warnings (and do internal hearings ever have to do so)?
Laura Roberts, a Chartered Legal Executive in our Liverpool team, talks you through this tricky decision.
Beyond the Employment Tribunal: what happens next when a claim just won’t go away?
Peter Wake, uses a recent Weightmans case to explain what happens next when an employee raises the same claim in a different forum.
Voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay confirms Court of Appeal
East of England Ambulance NHS Trust v Flowers
Sovini Group brings in Weightmans as lead legal partner
Merseyside’s The Sovini Group has appointed national law firm Weightmans as its principal legal services provider following a competitive bidding…