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  • Date:
    6 January 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: recovering bonuses paid in error; and posted workers' rights on termination

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: recovering bonuses paid in error; and posted workers' rights on termination.

  • Date:
    9 May 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Holiday pay: Holiday pay calculation based on basic pay without commission

    In Evans v Malley Organisation Ltd t/a First Business Support the Court of Appeal holds that an employee who was paid a basic salary, plus commission which depended on contracts he won for his employer, was entitled, on termination of his employment, to accrued statutory holiday pay calculated by reference to his basic pay alone, and not his average pay including commission.

  • Date:
    22 April 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: transparency of incentive schemes and time limits for making discrimination claims

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: transparency of incentive schemes; and time limits for making discrimination claims.

  • Date:
    15 October 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    On appeal

    Continuing our series on the implications of recent significant cases, Chris Middleton of Kemp Little's employment group looks at the issues surrounding some employment-related disputes.

  • Date:
    26 March 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    On appeal

    Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Gareth Brahams, senior solicitor at Lewis Silkin, looks at the issues.

  • Date:
    5 March 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case roundup: Share options and transfer of undertakings

    This week's case roundup, covering the unlawful cancellation of share options and the definition of an "undertaking".

  • Date:
    1 August 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    Contracts of employment: Employee contractually entitled to unpaid "discretionary" bonuses

    In Chequepoint (UK) Ltd v Radwan, the Court of Appeal upholds an employment tribunal's award of damages to a dismissed employee in respect of unpaid bonuses.

  • Date:
    1 June 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    City firm underpaid analyst

    In Bower v Schroder Securities Ltd a Stratford employment tribunal (Chair: V K Gay) has found that an equities analyst was discriminated against on grounds of sex when she was paid a bonus which was much less than that given to male colleagues, and that she was also discriminated against in respect her constructive dismissal.

  • Date:
    1 March 2001
    Type:
    Law reports

    Bonus scheme fell within Regulations

    A London Central employment tribunal (Chair: T J Mason) in O'Neill v HSBC Bank plc finds that a bank's "Let's Reward Success" scheme was a performance-related pay scheme within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination (Employment) Regulations, even though it took account of absence from work.

  • Date:
    15 October 2000
    Type:
    Law reports

    Contracts of employment: Decision to award nil discretionary bonus was breach of contract

    A contractual discretion whether or not to award an equity trader any, and if so what, bonus, which was "dependent upon individual performance", was one that had to be exercised both by reference to an assessment of performance of the trader's contract and not irrationally or perversely, holds the High Court in Clark v Nomura International plc.

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