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  • Case of the week: Age discrimination in redundancy schemes

    Date:
    11 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers age discrimination in redundancy schemes.

  • Rolls Royce v Unite

    Date:
    22 October 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The High Court has held that two collective agreements that set out an approach to redundancy that gives points for length of service in the selection process are lawful under the age discrimination legislation.

  • Case of the week: Age discrimination in redundancy schemes

    Date:
    16 September 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers age discrimination in redundancy schemes.

  • Loxley v BAE Systems Land Systems (Munitions & Ordnance) Ltd

    Date:
    7 August 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal did not correctly assess whether or not a redundancy scheme that excluded older workers could be justified.

  • MacCulloch v Imperial Chemical Industries plc

    Date:
    25 July 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered the scope of the justification defence in claims of direct age discrimination.

  • Case of the week: Employee has right to refuse 'unsuitable' role

    Date:
    17 June 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Addleshaw Goddard, covers suitable alternative employment in redundancy situations.

  • Redundancy: Work of a particular kind

    Date:
    11 June 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Martland and others v Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd; Sculley and others v Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd EAT/0220/07 & EAT/0221/07, the EAT upheld the tribunal's finding that significant and adverse changes to employees' terms and conditions did not amount, on the facts, to a cessation or diminution of the employer's requirement for employees to "carry out work of a particular kind", so as to give rise to redundancy dismissals.

  • Commission for Healthcare Audit & Inspection v Ward

    Date:
    29 May 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that, when deciding whether or not a redundant employee's refusal of an offer of suitable alternative employment is reasonable, an employment tribunal is entitled to take into account the degree of suitability of the new job.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order increases the limits applying to certain awards of employment tribunals, and other amounts payable under employment legislation.

  • Transfer of undertakings: TUPE confers no additional rights on employees

    Date:
    11 January 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Jackson v Computershare Investor Services plc [2007] EWCA Civ 1065, the Court of Appeal ruled that the provision in the TUPE Regulations to the effect that a transferred contract of employment will have effect after the transfer as if originally made between the employee and the transferee could not be construed so as to give the employee a contractual benefit to which she had not been entitled under her original contract.

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  • Use the redundancy pay calculator to calculate employees' statutory redundancy pay or an enhanced payment where the scheme mirrors the statutory scheme with regard to age bands and multipliers.