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Flexible working – yes or no?

The expansion of the statutory right to request flexible working to all employees in 2014, coupled with improvements to technology, mean that such practices are becoming the norm.
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Cohabitation – a breach of faith?

In the so called ‘gay cake’ discrimination case, the SC held that the refusal by a Northern Irish bakery to make a cake which included the slogan ‘support gay marriage’ was not discriminatory. 
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Payslip – deadline reminder

Changes relating to the provision of payslips are being imposed on employers and come into force on 6 April 2019.
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Asda workers – equal pay claim

We have reported on the equal pay claim of a large number of employees, mostly women, who work for Asda.
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Unfavourable treatment – not ‘detriment’

The SC has confirmed that in the context of a disability claim, unfavourable treatment is not the same as detriment.
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Promotion – stable working relationship

A claimant has six months from the end of their employment to bring an equal pay claim under the Equality Act 2010. 
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Disability payments – no right to dismiss

There is an implied term in a contract of employment that an employee will not be dismissed for incapacity while on long-term disability benefit.
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Unpaid holiday – back claims

In December 2017, the ECJ held that self-employed contractors who are, in fact, workers can claim back paid annual leave going back many years once their ‘worker’ status is established. 
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IR35 – phased abolition

IR35 is designed to combat tax avoidance. It has been relied upon by end users who use independent contractors via personal services companies. 
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Incompetence – not discrimination

The CA has held that an incompetent process does not amount to discrimination.
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Contract – implied terms
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The appellant’s criminal conduct was such that he had obtained the money and therefore benefited from it.  Read more...
Disability payments – no right to dismiss
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Civil partnership – guidance
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How does a civil partnership affect the parties’ rights to different pensions?  Read more...
HMLR – fraud is not ‘mistake’
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A court can order rectification of an HMLR register of title if a mistake has been made.  Read more...
LTA54 – redevelopment must be real intention
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LTA 54 confers security of tenure on business Ts. L and Ts can contract out of the security of tenure provisions by following a prescribed procedure before the business tenancy is entered into.  Read more...
AST – security deposits capped
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From 1 June 2019 security deposits taken on commencement of ASTs will be capped at no more than five weeks’ rent where the annual rent is under £50,000 (and six weeks’ rent where the annual... Read more...
Loss resulting from breach of duty – reaffirmed
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The SC has recently given a judgment on solicitor’s professional negligence. The case involved a retired miner.  Read more...

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