18 Mar 2019

Personal injury damages available where employers fail to provide rest breaks

As you will know, working time is governed by the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR 1998”) and it applies to all workers (not just to employees). Under the WTR 1998,...

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18 Dec 2018

Implied term can prevent employee’s dismissal if it ends entitlement to long-term disability benefits

Latest case reveals that an implied term can prevent an employer from dismissing an employee if this would end their entitlement to long-term disability benefits

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23 Oct 2018

Re-arrange Disciplinary Hearings where Companions are unavailable

Written by Brabners LLP As you will know, when dealing with misconduct by a member of staff, it is important to make sure that a fair procedure is followed. Otherwise,...

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9 Oct 2018

Latest case reaffirms need for employees to prove disability

Latest Employment Appeal Tribunal case confirms that employees must prove disability in disability discrimination claims, but reminds employers of the need to fully explore health issues.

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26 Sep 2018

A reminder for employers to be wary of unclear resignations

Written by Brabners LLP A reminder for employers to be wary of unclear resignations! (East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy UKEAT/0232/17) Case law confirms that an employee’s...

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11 Sep 2018

‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment

Brabners LLP provides an important update on the case Brooknight Guarding Limited v Matei - ‘Zero-hours’ employee deemed to be agency worker due to nature of assignment.

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29 Aug 2018

Unfair Dismissal Legal Update

Brabners LLP advise claimants to beware as recent legal case confirms that unfair dismissal time limit does not automatically extend to the next working day when it expires on a...

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5 Jul 2018

Important EAT Case Update – Afzal v East London Pizza Limited t/a Dominos Pizza

Check out this important case update, which confirms that employers should still provide a right of appeal to former employees who are dismissed for failure to prove right to work.

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