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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Unfair Dismissal: Redundancy or Restructuring?

In Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd v Monte-D’Cruz [2012] UKEAT/0039/11, the employment tribunal found Mr Monte-D’Cruz’ dismissal unfair and awarded him £64,722. Mr D’Cruz’ job as ‘Head of OS Reseller’ was redundant in a restructuring to combine four senior roles into … Continue reading

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Additional Jubilee Bank Holiday-Do Employers have to allow staff time off or not?

There will be an additional Bank holiday on Tuesday 5 June 2012 to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In addition, the spring bank holiday, which usually falls on the last Monday in May, will be put back to Monday 4th … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination: is compulsory retirement at 65 lawful?

Leslie Seldon was an equity partner in a Kent firm of solicitors, Clarkson, Wright & Jakes. The partnership deed had a retirement age of 65. But as Mr Seldon reached his 65th birthday, he realised that he could not afford … Continue reading

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