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  • Podcast: Key employment cases for 2017

    Date:
    9 December 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this week's podcast, we predict the key cases for 2017. We explain why employment status in the gig economy will be a big talking point, and flag up a major equal pay case against a private-sector employer.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    Local authorities are under a new duty not to discriminate against an applicant for a position because he or she has made a protected disclosure.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    Chris Cook is partner and head of employment and Keely Rushmore is senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order amends the list of prescribed persons to whom workers may make a protected disclosure.

  • Agency worker able to bring whistleblowing claim against end user

    Date:
    11 August 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where the terms of an engagement have been substantially determined by both the employer agency and the end user, both are capable of being the individual's employer for the purposes of the whistleblowing legislation.

  • Podcast: Cases against NHS employers

    Date:
    24 June 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss a number of recent cases that concern NHS employers but that could also apply more widely.

  • Morgan v Royal Mencap Society: disclosure could be in the public interest

    Date:
    3 June 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Morgan v Royal Mencap Society, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employment tribunal was wrong to strike out a whistleblowing claim on the basis that an employee's complaint about cramped working conditions was not "in the public interest". Naomi Clarkson explains this recent employment case.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 June 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    Beth Staniland is a trainee solicitor, and Emma Cousins, Ciara Jenkins, Iain Naylor and Lucy Sorell are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 sets out the framework to make changes to whistleblowing legislation and introduce mandatory pre-claim conciliation and gender pay gap reporting in Northern Ireland.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

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