Independent contractors and worker misclassification
Is an employee recruited overseas and working for a British Embassy in their own country eligible to bring an employment tribunal claim in Great Britain?
Beneficial contract changes made before TUPE transfer not enforceable
Non-compete clause in the spotlight
EAT confirms “unofficial” work prior to formal start date may not count towards a period of continuous employment
Good Work Plan changes come into force today
Philosophical belief case on right to copyright fails
Is an argument about the interpretation of a contract protected as a philosophical belief? No, said the Court of Appeal […]
Holiday pay entitlement for part-year employees – not a simple 12.07% of hours worked
In the recent case of Harpur Trust v. Brazel  EWCA Civ 1402, the Court of Appeal considered whether the […]
EU developments: what new measures might we see on workers' rights?
The EU Council has had a busy month, adopting two new directives which will strengthen employees’ rights. It also adopted […]
Is it possible to bypass a trade union when negotiating a collective agreement with workers?
In the recent case of Kostal UK v. Dunkley  EWCA Civ 1009, the Court of Appeal was asked to […]
High Court finds that directors can be liable for breach of employment contract
Most directors of companies don’t expect to be held personally liable for inducing the employer to breach an employee’s contract […]