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Case roundup: Share options and transfer of undertakings

This report relates to 2 case(s)

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    Initial Contract Services Limited v Harrison and others EAT/64/01 (2 other reports)

    • Case round up

      Date:
      1 April 2002

      Each month our resident experts from Pinsent Curtis Biddle brings you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

    • Transfer of undertakings: Cleaning operation was not a stable economic entity

      Date:
      11 February 2002

      In Initial Contract Services Ltd v Harrison and others, the EAT upholds an employment tribunal's decision that there was no stable economic entity, and hence no undertaking in existence, where a cleaning operation run by a putative transferor from 1982 until 1999 was marked by extreme fluctuations in the number of employees it employed over the years, as well as changes in the tasks carried out.

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    Mallone v BPB Industries plc [2002] IRLR 452 CA (2 other reports)

    • On appeal

      Date:
      15 October 2002

      Continuing our series on the implications of recent significant cases, Chris Middleton of Kemp Little's employment group looks at the issues surrounding some employment-related disputes.

    • On appeal

      Date:
      26 March 2002

      Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Gareth Brahams, senior solicitor at Lewis Silkin, looks at the issues.

This week's case roundup, covering the unlawful cancellation of share options and the definition of an "undertaking".