In Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti  IRLR 251 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the motivation of a manager who manipulated evidence to procure the dismissal of a whistleblowing employee could not be attributed to the employer, as the decision to dismiss was taken by a manager who was not motivated by the employee's protected disclosures.
In Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust v Drzymala, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the fairness of an employee's dismissal by her employer's decision not to renew her fixed-term contract, including the effect of the employer's compliance with the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the employer acted in breach of the implied term to maintain trust and confidence by giving a misleading reason for the employee's dismissal.
Updated to include information on Baker v Abellio London Ltd, concerning the dismissal of an employee who was not subject to immigration control but who failed to provide correct documentation.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has remitted to an employment tribunal the issue of whether or not a Jamaican national with the "right of abode" was fairly dismissed after he did not provide the required documentation during his employer's audit of its workforce's right to work in the UK.
Special guest Jo Broadbent, who is a professional support lawyer with Hogan Lovells, joins us to discuss the rights that apply to pregnant employees and those on maternity leave in a redundancy situation, including the practical steps employers can take to avoid falling foul of the law.
A charity has called for greater legal protections for new mothers, claiming the Government has failed to act on the recommendations of the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
A model contract clause for use in a service agreement to set out an executive director's obligations and rights on termination.
The Court of Appeal has held that a claimant cannot succeed in a whistleblowing unfair dismissal claim where the decision-maker was unaware of the protected disclosure at the time of the decision to dismiss.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.