In DLA Piper's case of the week, Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and others, the Supreme Court held that an individual can be liable for breach of confidence only if he or she knows that the information being used is confidential.
Updated to take account of the revised NHS terms and conditions of service handbook (Agenda for Change) for NHS Scotland
The law on determining continuous employment, including an explanation of how employment tribunals determine continuous employment, breaks in employment that count towards continuous employment, and qualifying periods for statutory employment rights.
The law on notice and pay in lieu of notice (PILON), including notice periods, taxation of pay in lieu, and an explanation of the consequences of wrongful dismissal.
Additional information on determining continuous employment for local authority employers, including the redundancy payments modification order; associated employers; and continuity provided under the national conditions of service (Green Book).
In President of the Methodist Conference v Preston  IRLR 646 SC, the Supreme Court held that a Methodist minister did not have a contract with the church and accordingly could not pursue an unfair dismissal claim, because she was not an employee.
Practical guidance on employing part-time workers, including the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000; pro rata pay and benefits; and annual leave and bank holiday entitlement.
Practical guidance on the law on harmonising contractual terms and conditions following a TUPE transfer, including variation of terms derived from a collective agreement; economic, technical and organisational reasons for variation; and varying terms with employees' consent.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.