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Court of Appeal Judgment on Minimum Wage for Sleep-In Shifts

The Court of Appeal today handed down its much-anticipated judgment…

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Analysing and pleading whistleblowing claims following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Kilraine

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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The perils of unsigned contracts of employment and of rushing to Court

There are numerous important lessons to be learned from the…

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Nick Siddall on Breaking the Link between a TUPE Transfer and a Dismissal

The age-old concern of employers is the extent to which,…

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Littleton Barristers to speak at 22 QCs Conference

’22 QCs on the Hot Employment Law Issues for 2018-19’…

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David Reade QC in first prosecution under Trade Union Labour Relations Consolidation Act, of an Administrator in context of collective redundancies

David Reade QC is appearing today in the North Derbyshire…

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Craig Rajgopaul on limiting discrimination claims: what happens now?

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog…

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Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter succeed in upholding Protection from Harassment Act injunction in Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter represented the successful Respondents…

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Daniel Tatton-Brown QC on legal advice privilege, discrimination and the iniquity exception: X v Y [2018] UKEAT/0261/17

Daniel Tatton-Brown QC discusses the recent decision of the EAT…

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Martin Fodder wins appeal in EAT concerning marriage discrimination (s.8 of the Equality Act 2010)

Martin Fodder appeared for the successful appellant in the Employment…

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“The old order changeth, yielding place to new” – Webinar on the Tax Treatment of PILON Payments

All change for the tax treatment of PILON payments. The…

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PART 1 – The Problem of Iago: Whistleblowing and Tainted Information by Benjamin Gray

Benjamin Gray writes for Practical Law on The Problem of Iago:…

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Nicholas Siddall on legal advice privilege and HR advisers

This article was written for the Practical Law Employment Blog and…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: November Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Court of Appeal Considers Revival of Affirmed Breaches in Constructive Dismissal

David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall appeared in the Court…

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Part 2 – The Problem of Iago: Bringing or defending a tainted information whistleblowing claim by Benjamin Gray

This article has been reproduced with the permission of the…

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Ed Kemp writes on the changing landscape of DIFC employment law

The consultation period for the new draft Employment Law in…

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Littleton shortlisted for Employment Set of the Year & David Reade QC shortlisted for Employment Silk of the Year for Legal 500 UK 2018

Littleton is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted…

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David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for Mencap in the Court of Appeal

David Reade QC and Niran de Silva appeared for Mencap…

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Craig Rajgopaul on the Dangers of Failing to consider ‘Bumping’ in a Redundancy Situation

‘Bumping’ typically occurs when an employer makes a more junior…

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David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson succeed in EAT in defending illegality challenge to a Tribunal award in favour of a domestic worker

New case on illegality David Reade QC and Grahame Anderson…

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Ed Kemp in International Employment Status Success

Mr P Wright v. Aegis Defence Services (BVI) Ltd UKEAT/0173/17/DM…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: January Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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Under his eye: Lucy Bone on covert investigations and the employee’s right to privacy

This article was written by Lucy Bone for the Practical…

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Katherine Apps in EAT leading costs and wasted costs case

In Wentworth-Wood v Maritime Transport Ltd the President of the EAT…

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All Littleton affair in High Court conspiracy trial

Following a 9-day High Court speedy trial, judgment has just…

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Second cumulative supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and Practice…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: October Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of Employment…

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John Bowers QC on Employment Law: February Blog

The following commentary is the latest in a series of…

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Ed Kemp in Supreme Court Victory

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in P…

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Benjamin Gray is member of the “Highly Commended” ELA Pro Bono team at the Law Society Excellence Awards

Benjamin Gray was proud to help represent the Employment Lawyers…

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Disability Discrimination: “Perception versus Reality” by Nicholas Siddall

Nicholas Siddall analyses the decision of the EAT in Peninsula…

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Michael Duggan QC on Whistleblowing, Self Interest and Public Interest: Chesterton Global Limited v Mohamed Nurmohamed, Public Concern at Work

Michael Duggan QC writes on the case of Chesterton Global Limited…

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Clocks and compliance: recalculating time limits for early conciliation by Daniel Northall

By Daniel Northall Reproduced with the permission of the publishers.…

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Part 1: Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: The Increased Relevance of the CPR?

In the first part of a two part blog for…

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Employment Status during Individual Assignments

Was a telecommunications engineer (engaged under a Contract for Services)…

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Part 2: When should the merits of a case be assessed for costs purposes? by Nicholas Siddall

The second part of a two part blog for Practical…

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Supreme Court holds Employment Tribunal fees order unlawful

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed UNISON’s appeal against the…

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Gavin Mansfield QC on TUPE: Current issues in the modern world of globalisation, technological innovation and the gig economy

Gavin Mansfield QC and Adrian Martin of Burges Salmon LLP will…

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Employment Tribunal Fees Regime Declared Unlawful

Nicholas Siddall analyses the reasoning of the Supreme Court decision…

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Katherine Apps interviewed by Lexis Nexis about Supreme Court judgment in Coll

Sex discrimination against female offender released on licence, Supreme Court…

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Employment Tribunals Fees Scheme struck down by Supreme Court

Report by Antony Sendall A hugely important Supreme Court decision…

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Can You Justify A Neutral Dress Code? by Antony Sendall

Antony Sendall considers the question ‘Can you justify a neutral dress…

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Katherine Apps on Voluntary overtime and holiday pay: the sting in the zero hours tail

This article was written by Katherine Apps and is reproduced from…

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition available to order

Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, 3rd edition by John Bowers, Martin…

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Nicholas Siddall on ACAS Early Conciliation: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’

Nicholas Siddall analyses the recent decision of the EAT in…

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James Bickford Smith succeeds in EAT case on contractual construction in Tribunals

The EAT (HHJ Richardson) has handed down judgment in Weathrilt…

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First Cumulative Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of the third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and…

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John Mehrzad & Nick Siddall in ‘Strictly’ success

John Mehrzad, instructed by Layla Bunni, Partner at Clintons solicitors,…

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Nicholas Siddall involved in important decision on Employment Tribunal’s costs regime

Nicholas Siddall has been involved in an important decision on…

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Charlotte Davies on Proving Misuse of Confidential Information

Ex-employers need to protect their confidential information. Some of the…

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Nicholas Siddall on Employment Tribunal Costs: New Guidance

Nicholas Siddall analyses the recent judgment of the EAT in…

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David Reade QC & Nicholas Siddall in Court of Appeal to determine scope of whistleblowing protection

David Reade QC and Nicholas Siddall are in the Court of…

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The Times’ Blue Bag Diary features Carol Davis as “A Mother of all Barristers”

The Times’ In Brief “Blue Bag Diary” features Carol Davis…

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GTR v ASLEF: a failed attempt to restrain industrial action by reference to the European laws of free movement

The High Court and Court of Appeal have recently addressed,…

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Jeremy Lewis on NHS applicant whistleblowers: wider implications and mis-steps en route

On 20 March 2017 the Government published draft Regulations with…

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Approaching deposit orders after H v Ishmail by Craig Rajgopaul

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Jeremy Lewis succeeds in the EAT on first appellate TUPE Employee Liability Information case

In the first appellate decision on provisions in TUPE requiring…

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Martin Fodder on Whistleblowing: The importance of asking the right questions

The judgment of the EAT in Eiger Securities LLP v…

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A Practical Approach to Employment Law (9th Edition) by John Bowers QC

Employment law has undergone a great deal of change over…

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Martin Fodder & Jeremy Lewis to give TUPE seminar for the ELA in Exeter

Martin Fodder and Jeremy Lewis will be giving a seminar…

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Joseph Bryan: High heels and workplace dress codes – is discrimination law working?

By Joseph Bryan In December 2015 Nicola Thorp, employed by…

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Adam Solomon & Charlotte Davies on Civil Restraint Orders for Employment Tribunal Claims

In Harrold (No 1) and Harrold (No 2), the High…

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Gavin Mansfield QC and Benjamin Gray on Employment Tribunal Reform

Last September, the Government embarked upon an extensive programme of…

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David Reade QC & Martin Palmer successfully represent Boots in resisting PDAU’s appeal

David Reade QC and Martin Palmer appeared for Boots in…

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Katherine Apps on new Data Protection case from Court of Appeal

Following the case of Durant v Financial Services Authority [2004]…

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Benjamin Gray on Government Response to Consultation on Reforming the Employment Tribunal System

Benjamin Gray considers the core proposals in the Government’s recently…

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We must limit Strike Rights, not CEO Pay! Carol Davis joins the Debate

In the first Thomson Reuters Legal Debate of the Year,…

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‘Remarkably unremarkable: the appeal in Workman v Forrester’ by Grahame Anderson

In a blog for Practical Law, Grahame Anderson discusses how…

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Chris Quinn on avoiding Marathon headaches in employee competition cases

The effective use of Part 36 and the perils of…

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The Brexit Vote

The majority of British voters have voted for the UK…

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Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall

Reasonable Adjustments – A Forced Cash Solution? by Antony Sendall.…

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Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject an abusive claim form? by Craig Rajgopaul

Has the Employment Tribunal lost the power to ever reject…

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Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct – Five Things You Need to Know

By Joseph Bryan What has Sam Allardyce done? Undercover Telegraph…

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Sam Allardyce: are the FA within their right to sack England manager – The Independent speaks to Joseph Bryan

Following Joseph Bryan‘s earlier post “Sam Allardyce and alleged misconduct –…

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Sam Allardyce leaves England post: the law behind the headlines

by Joseph Bryan Just before 8.00 pm last night, the…

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The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by Edward Kemp

The treatment of migrant workers: a patchwork of protection by…

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Is a head teacher under a duty to disclose an association with a sex offender – A v B & C? Martin Palmer acts for A in the Court of Appeal

Martin Palmer appeared for the appellant head teacher (A) before…

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David Reade QC appears for Uber in a tribunal hearing on the issue of whether their drivers are self employed workers or employees

David Reade QC appears for Uber in a tribunal hearing…

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Tidying Up Split Ends: Petrodel and Restrictive Covenants

Using a company to breach restrictive covenants; Reasonableness of covenants…

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THT CEO wins major whistleblowing claim

Judgment has just been handed down by the Employment Tribunal…

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Mo Sethi secures Court of Appeal victory in leading case on bias and waiver

The appeal in Bhardwaj v FDA and others [2016] EWCA…

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Adam Solomon and Charlotte Davies in reported springboard case

The case of Dorma UK Ltd v Bateman has just…

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Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel Northall

Judicial Assessments: More New Clothes for the Emperor? by Daniel…

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Nicholas Siddall to speak at Manchester Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall will be speaking at the Manchester Law Society…

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“Adverse impact on access to justice”: Justice Select Committee reports on courts on tribunal fees – a summary by Grahame Anderson

The House of Commons Justice Select Committee has published its…

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Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook – New edition edited by Benjamin Gray available to order now

The Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook 2016 – 17, edited by…

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Mo Sethi Wins Major Compensation Appeal Limiting Scope of ACAS Code on Disciplinary Procedures

For the first time, in Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd (UKEAT/0206/15/BA, 26…

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Nicholas Siddall to give Discrimination Law Update at Leeds Industrial Law Society

Nicholas Siddall will be giving a round up of the latest…

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Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status is not Race Discrimination

Benjamin Gray discusses Taiwo v Olaigbe: Discrimination on Immigration Status…

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Nicholas Siddall & Daniel Northall to speak at Liverpool Law Society Employment Law Conference

Nicholas Siddall and Daniel Northall will be speaking at the…

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David Reade QC appears in Chesterfield Magistrates Court for an Administrator

David Reade QC is appearing at the Chesterfield Magistrates Court,…

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Practical Law Employment Blog – Late Early Conciliation: conflicting tribunal decisions

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Adam Solomon succeeds in obtaining springboard relief and affidavit evidence in urgent interim application

Adam Solomon succeeds in obtaining springboard relief and affidavit evidence…

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Michael Duggan QC successful in resisting an application for injunctive relief in Bartholomews Agri Food Limited v Michael Andrew Thornton

The High Court has given judgement in the case of…

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Requests for further information: help or hindrance?

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Pulling a sickie just got more dangerous – Lydia Banerjee on Ajaj v Metroline West Ltd

Pulling a sickie just got more dangerous – Lydia Banerjee…

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Nicholas Siddall’s successful appearance in Day v Lewisham the subject of ITV news report

The impact of the result in the appeal of Day…

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John Bowers QC in Dr. Michalak v The General Medical Council & Others

John Bowers QC in Dr. Michalak v The General Medical…

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Help! One can’t breathe for the non-compete clause…

Carol Davis comments on the BIS plans to call for…

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