Updated to reflect the coming into force of legislation that affects the law in Scotland on third-party rights.
Major companies should be jointly liable for non-compliance with employment regulation uncovered in their supply chains, Matthew Taylor - lead author of this summer's Taylor review - urged yesterday while giving evidence to a joint hearing of two House of Commons select committees.
Employers often use interim or "springboard" injunctions to protect confidential information after employees decide to leave. But they are not always straightforward, as two recent cases illustrate. Michael Bronstein, a partner at Dentons, and Olivia Iasonos, a trainee at Dentons, explain.
As Mike Ashley's company hits the headlines again for its working practices, can it overcome its problems or do the issues run deeper? Virginia Matthews reports.
The High Court has held that an employee had no reasonable expectation of privacy when he used his employer's computer system to create,and transmit, personal email correspondence in the course of his employment.
The High Court has held that the suspension of a teacher was a "knee-jerk" reaction and in breach of the implied term of trust and confidence between the employer and employee.
Updated to include information on Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others, in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the calculation of holiday pay should include voluntary overtime.
Kirsti Laird is senior associate at Charles Russell Speechlys. She rounds up the latest rulings.
Updated to include information on Secretary of State for Justice v Betts and others, in which the EAT considered if contracts of employment were void due to illegality.
Updated to include information on Hartley and others v King Edward VI College, in which the Supreme Court considered the rate of deduction from pay in respect of a one-day strike.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.