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Hartley and others v King Edward VI College

The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in this case which considered the amount which an employer is entitled to withhold from the salary of sixth form college teachers... Read More

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Virulite LLC v Virulite Distribution

The Claimant had entered into a contract to distribute in the USA a cold sore treatment device of which the Defendants held the intellectual property. The Defendants terminated that contract... Read More

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Abercrombie & Ors v. AGA Rangemaster Ltd

A judge had erred in finding that a variation of contract, intended to be temporary, to reduce employees' hours of work meant that they were not entitled to a guarantee... Read More

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Garry Hay & Others v. (1) Gilgrove Ltd (2) C&C Fruit & Veg Ltd

A collective agreement that prescribed the distribution of "porterage" payments between registered porters at a fruit and vegetable market could not sensibly be interpreted to mean that, in later circumstances... Read More

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Peat v. Birmingham City Council (Court of Appeal)

Peat v. Birmingham City Council is an important case on costs with potential wide implications for when a costs award will be made in the employment Tribunal Following the implementation... Read More

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ASLEF/RMT v. London Midland and Serco Docklands

Members of Old Square Chambers have succeeded in a groundbreaking case on industrial action in the Court of Appeal.   John Hendy QC leading Oliver Segal (since elevated to silk)... Read More

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Malone & Others v. British Airways PLC

An airline which had reduced the number of cabin crew on certain flights had not breached its employees' contracts. The crew complements formed part of a collective agreement but were... Read More

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Gibb v. Maidstone & Tunbridge Well NHS Trust

Barristers: Oliver Segal acted for the Claimant/Appellant, Jane McNeill Q.C. and Michael Ford for the Defendant/Respondent   The facts.   Ms Gibb was the Chief Executive of the Respondent NHS... Read More

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Claramoda Ltd v. Zoomphase

Oliver Segal (instructed by Elborne Mitchell) acted for the claimant.   Regulation 17(9) of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 removes an agent's right to compensation if he has... Read More

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Rose Gibb v. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Mr Justice Treacy has today handed down his decision in the high profile case of Rose Gibb v. Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (the “Trust”) concerning the vires of... Read More

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Unison v. Bakhsh

The tribunal heard two appeals by the appellant union against separate and unrelated decisions of certification officers concerning the status of the respondent union officers (B and S) while suspended... Read More

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Davies v. ASDA

ASDA found in breach of s145B TULRCA in offering employees higher pay to give up trade union rights. ASDA has been ordered to pay £850,000 to the 340 Claimant employees.... Read More

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Lonsdale v. Howard & Hallam

First Court of Appeal decision on Reg. 17 Commercial Agents Regulations 1993. The Court of Appeal rejected the two year “guideline” in favour of the value of the goodwill and of... Read More

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English, Welsh & Scottish Railway v. NURMTW

The appellant trade union (R) appealed against the continuation of an injunction granted in favour of the respondent companies (X and Y) restraining the taking of industrial action. X and... Read More

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Heath v. Metropolitan Police Commissioner

Facts : The employee, who was employed by the defendant as a civilian police station reception officer, made a complaint to an employment tribunal of sex discrimination based on alleged... Read More

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Light & Ors v. TY Europe Ltd

Sub-agents were not entitled to claim compensation under reg.8 Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 SI 1993/3053 since the Regulations only applied to a commercial agent who was contractually bound... Read More
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