Employment law

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Springboard injunctions: Case law shows mixed success

Employers often use interim or “springboard” injunctions to protect confidential information after employees decide to leave. But they are not...

Vicarious liability: in the recent case of Various Claimants v Barclays Bank, the High Court ruled that Barclays was liable for sexual assaults committed by a doctor engaged by the bank to carry out medical examinations of prospective employees. Photo: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Vicarious liability: employers face big damages for employees’ actions

Vicarious liability, where employers may be liable to pay damages for an employee’s or others’ actions, can result in high...

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Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
According to...

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TUPE abattoir case decision reinforces activity rules

The recent decision on Anglo Beef Processors UK v Longland is the latest TUPE case to confirm the rules on...