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Court of Appeal restricts the judicial approach to post-termination covenants

A previous blog post, ‘Courts take an employer friendly approach to restrictive covenants’ (19 July 2014), addressed the liberal and employer-friendly attitude the High Court had taken in Prophet plc v Huggett [2014] EWHC 615 (Ch) to redrafting a restrictive … Continue reading

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Unfair Dismissal and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The Court of Appeal ruled in the case of Turner v East Midlands Trains (2012) EWCA civ 1470 CA, that unfair dismissal law is compatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. East Midland Trains dismissed a … Continue reading

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Why is Football Racist?

Events at Euro 2012 have thrown the spotlight on racism in football once more. From the outset controversy surrounded the selection of the squad, after the alleged incident between John Terry and Rio Ferdinand. Black England players were subjected to … Continue reading

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Work experience with employment solicitors

On arriving at my first day of work experience at Just Employment I thought I knew exactly what to expect: Sharp suits, serious faces and a lot of tea making. However I have to admit that I was mistaken, well, … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Awards for Unfair Dismissal

It is often confusing for the employee bringing a claim for unfair dismissal and the employer fighting one to know what the value of the claim, if successful, will be. If a claim for unfair dismissal succeeds the Tribunal will … Continue reading

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