The Court of Appeal has held that an employee who worked in the UK knowing that she did not have permission to do so was unable to claim discrimination against her unlawful employers, given that her illegal actions formed a material part of her discrimination claims.
A model letter informing an employee of frustration of his or her contract of employment.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has affirmed the employment tribunal's decision that an employee who was unfairly dismissed because the employer believed his prison sentence frustrated his contract of employment was guilty of contributory conduct.
Additional information on the law on variation for local authority employers, including nationally negotiated changes incorporated into contracts and locally negotiated changes incorporated into contracts. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on variation.
In this test case, the employment tribunal found that an NHS trust had unlawfully amended its pay progression policy to provide that staff would be denied a pay rise if their sickness absence reached a certain level.
In the wake of the employment tribunal decisions in Michalak v Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Browne v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, in which former employees were awarded compensation of nearly £4.5 million and £1 million respectively, these five cases address various employment disputes that arose in the NHS.
In Smith and others v Trustees of Brooklands College EAT/0128/11, the EAT held that a variation of the contracts of employees transferred under TUPE was effective because the reason for the variation was not related to the transfer.
A model letter to invite an employee to an individual consultation meeting to discuss the possibility of his or her dismissal and re-engagement on new terms.
A model letter to confirm that a change is being made to an employee's terms of employment in the exercise of a contractual power to vary terms.
A model letter to an employee who has failed to respond to consultation about a proposed contract change or who has indicated unwillingness to agree to a change.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.