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Breaking news: Tribunal Fees in the Supreme Court

Tribunal Fees in the Supreme Court: Unison v Lord Chancellor (EHRC intervening)   In perhaps the most important judgment in employment law of the last fifty years, a seven-person Supreme... Read More

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Old Square Chambers Brexit event success

On 5th May 2016, Old Square Chambers held an event on the topic of Brexit in conjunction with the University of Bristol, and the impact it could potentially have on... Read More

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Nominations for 2015 UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in four categories at the 2015 Chambers Bar Awards. Michael Ford QC - Employment Silk of the Year Malcolm Galloway - Health... Read More

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Voluntary Overtime and Paid Annual Leave

There has been an important development in the law governing the calculation of the rate of pay in respect of paid annual leave due under regulation 13 of the Working... Read More

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Government announces review of Employment Tribunal Fees

The Government has announced its review of the Employment Tribunal Fees. Michael Ford QC acted for the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. Read the full report from the Ministry of... Read More

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Lock v British Gas: Commission payments and annual leave

In a much-anticipated decision which has implications for many other claims across the UK, the Employment Tribunal in Lock v British Gas decided that the Working Time Regulations (WTR) should... Read More

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EAT judgment in Wood v Hertel: Holiday Pay, Part 2

EAT judgment in Wood v Hertel: Holiday Pay, Part 2 The EAT (Langstaff J) has delivered its important judgment in Hertel, Amec v Wood and others, joined with the appeal... Read More

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Wood v Hertel

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Lock v British Gas – Commission and Annual Leave

Mr Lock was employed by British Gas as a Sales Consultant. He was paid basic pay and commission on sales, with commission comprising about 60% of his total remuneration. When... Read More

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RMT v. United Kingdom

In RMT v. United Kingdom the European Court of Human Rights held that the ban on secondary action in the United Kingdom was a justified interference with the right to... Read More

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RMT v. UK

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