Practice Notes: Employment

Employers are liable for “stigma loss”, Court of Appeal rules

The Court of Appeal has ruled that employers in discrimination cases are liable for the “stigma loss” suffered by dismissed employees who fail to find work

18 Nov 2009

Know your limits

When attempting to reach a settlement in a claim for unfair dismissal, practitioners must remember that the effective date of termination triggers a short

10 Nov 2009

Be my witness

The latest amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules will improve the rules on expert witnesses and new automatic orders will reduce the workload of district

20 Oct 2009

Update: road traffic

Robert Sproston and Anjali Krishnan discuss the proposal for reduced speed limits, texting while driving, and cases involving emergency response vehicles,

21 Jul 2009

Update: police and criminal evidence

Kim Bouwer rounds up the latest cases on privacy, police retention of evidence, powers of search and release of information to a thir

07 Jul 2009

Update: employment

Sue Ashtiany reviews the latest cases on employment status and whether directors of failed companies are entitled to the same benefits as their employees,

28 Apr 2009

Update: competition

Lesley Davey reviews the European Commission’s policy on abuse of dominant position, block exemptions, the application of State aid rules in the context of

07 Apr 2009

More useful than you’d think

Landlords should be more confident to point to “substantial breaches” of a tenancy agreement when refusing to renew a lease, says Joh

17 Mar 2009

Dignity for all?

Two important new cases raise the question of where to draw the boundaries in sexual orientation and religious discrimination claims, says Davi

27 Jan 2009

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