In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has provided further clarification of the law on holiday pay, confirming that voluntary overtime can qualify as 'normal remuneration' if it is paid over a sufficient period of time on a regular basis.
The Advocate General has issued his opinion in the case of King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd (SWW) that a salesman who was wrongly classified as self-employed rather than a worker throughout his 13 year engagement was entitled to payment in lieu of unpaid statutory holiday when he left...
Since the Employment Rights Act 1996 is silent as to its territorial scope, it has been left to the courts to provide guidance on whether employees working overseas have statutory employment rights in the UK.
In Elmore v The Governors of Darland High School and another, the EAT had to consider whether to uphold an Employment Tribunal’s decision that a dismissal was fair where no reasons were given for rejecting the employee’s appeal against dismissal, and where the employer had failed to call a member...
In Egon Zehnder Ltd v Mary Tillman, the High Court has ruled that although the reasonableness of restrictive covenants must be judged when they were entered into, the parties’ expectations of future promotions at that time may also be taken into account in exceptional cases.
Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its judgement in the case of Unison v The Lord Chancellor, in which Unison challenged the legality of the need for employee claimants to pay fees to bring Employment Tribunal claims.
In J v K and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has refused to exercise its discretion to extend the 42 day time limit for lodging an appeal where the Notice of Appeal was filed one hour late.
Under EU Regulations, an employee may sue an employer either in the courts of the member state where the employer is domiciled, or in the courts of the place where the employee habitually carries out their work.