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  • Date:
    9 March 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: recurring medical conditions; and collective consultations on redundancy pay

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: recurring medical conditions; and collective consultations on redundancy pay.

  • Date:
    1 January 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    GMB and Amicus v Beloit Walmsley Ltd and others

    In GMB and Amicus v Beloit Walmsley Ltd and others [2004] IRLR 18 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a reduction in the contractual retiring age requires a consensual variation or the termination of existing contracts and the issuing of new ones.

  • Date:
    19 December 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Collective redundancies: "Proposal to dismiss" was made when directors approved decision

    In Dewhirst Group v GMB Trade Union, the EAT affirms that the statutory duty under UK law to consult with employee representatives in relation to collective redundancies is triggered at the point at which a "proposal" to dismiss employees is made.

  • Date:
    1 November 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    Our resident experts at Pinsents bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Date:
    2 September 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: defining gross misconduct and redundancy consultation obligations

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: defining gross misconduct; and redundancy consultation obligations.

  • Date:
    1 July 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    Our resident experts at Pinsents bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Date:
    3 June 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Meaningful consultation is vital for redundancies

    Fair procedures must be followed in redundancy exercises to avoid unfair dismissal claims, but employers must take care not to neglect individual consultation. By Tim Woodward, Associate, Bevan Ashford.

  • Date:
    15 June 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Redundancy consultation: Conflicting UK and EU rules on redundancy consultation

    In MSF v Refuge Assurance plc and United Friendly Assurance, the EAT holds that the statutory duty under UK law to consult with employee representatives in relation to collective redundancies is triggered when there is an actual "proposal" to dismiss employees.

  • Date:
    1 April 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round up

    Each month our resident experts from Pinsent Curtis Biddle brings you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Date:
    12 March 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case roundup: Redundancy and transfer of undertakings

    This week's case roundup, covering the duty to consult employees in good time before redundancy and the definition of a "relevant transfer".