Case law

Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive...

One-HR employment law review (webinar)

Last chance to book your place: 6 December 2018 at 2pm. Barrister Kevin Charles scrutinises the latest developments in employment law including whistleblowing, minimum wage and more...

Tribunal to consider discrimination against vegan

An employment tribunal will next year decide if “ethical veganism” is a philosophical belief in a case involving a man...

Sir Philip Green named as businessman in sexual and racial harassment scandal

Billionaire named as the man at the centre of the "British #MeToo" scandal...

Morrisons data breach: Could the supermarket have done more?

This week’s Court of Appeal decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable for a serious data breach by a disgruntled employee...

Royal Opera House to appeal against musician’s hearing loss ruling

The Royal Opera House has been granted permission to challenge a landmark High Court ruling in favour of a musician...

Recruitment agency held liable after MD punches colleague

A recruitment agency has been held vicariously liable for the actions of its managing director after he punched someone and...

Asda awaits latest judgment in equal pay case

An appeals court hearing concludes today in another episode of the long-running Asda supermarket equal pay case.
The three-day hearing...

Bakery in ‘gay cake’ case wins Supreme Court appeal

The Christian owners of the Northern Irish bakery in the ‘gay cake’ case have won their appeal at the Supreme...

Union urges Uber users not to cross ‘digital picket line’

The IWGB union has a called a 24-hour strike against Uber and is urging the public not use the taxi-hailing...

Giving notice to leave a job is not always a letter of resignation

A letter that gives one month’s notice should not automatically be interpreted as a letter of resignation, an employment appeal...

Proceeding with a disciplinary hearing when companion unavailable

XpertHR’s consultant editor Darren Newman looks at a recent decision highlighting the potential danger in proceeding with a disciplinary hearing...

BA crucifix worker accuses employer of harassment in new tribunal claim

The British Airways worker who won a landmark legal claim for the right to wear a crucifix at work has...