With the UK due to leave the institutions of the EU at the end of January 2020, and its legal system eleven months later, parties with EU-related disputes on their hands may have to act quickly to benefit from the special rules that operate during the intervening Transition Period. We explain what needs to be […]
The Supreme Court heard the appeal in Various claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket in November 2019, as to whether the supermarket is vicariously liable for a data breach by their employee. The judgment will be delivered in 2020
The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) new guidance sets out do’s and don’ts on tackling sexual harassment and discrimination
The Court of Appeal considered whether legal advice privilege applied to a leaked email concerning a redundancy exercise
The Court of Appeal dismissed a claim that an employee’s belief in the sanctity of copyright was a protected philosophical belief
An employer is only liable for the harassment of an employee by a third party where the employer’s action or inaction is related to the relevant protected characteristic e.g. race or sex
The EAT has confirmed that changes to an investigator’s report into alleged misconduct made on the advice of an in-house lawyer, did not make the employee’s subsequent dismissal unfair
The UK general election has just taken place and has produced a more decisive result than expected, with Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson gaining a substantial majority of seats in the House of Commons. This has immediate implications for Brexit.