Charles Wynn-Evans

Charles Wynn-Evans

Dismissal for asserting a statutory right – a trap for the unwary

5 Mar 2019

Most employers wanting to part company with an employee will be aware of the most common claims that the individual...

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Nine New Year’s resolutions for HR

8 Jan 2019

You may be eating more healthily, exercising more or doing dry January, but for HR professionals returning to work, legal...

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Claim for negligent reference dismissed: what now for employers?

26 Apr 2018

Can an employee challenge an investigation that has led to an unflattering reference? A recent decision sheds more light on...

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Subject access requests: recent cases raise questions on how employers must comply

20 Mar 2017

Charles Wynn-Evans of Dechert LLP reports on some recent decisions on subject access requests, which will give employers food for...

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Defending tribunal claims: don’t forget mitigation of loss

29 Mar 2016

When defending tribunal claims, employers need to gather relevant evidence and prepare arguments about the employee’s efforts to mitigate their...

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Is garden leave overrated?

18 Dec 2013

Charles Wynn-Evans questions whether garden leave is all it is cracked up to be or if there are hidden pitfalls...

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Lying claimants: recovering costs

23 Sep 2009

Recent cases show that EATs want tribunals to take a stronger line on costs when parties are found to have lied. Charles Wynn-Evans considers the potential impact.

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