Case law

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...

One-HR employment law review (webinar)

Registration has now closed.Barrister Kevin Charles scrutinises the latest developments in employment law including whistleblowing, sex discrimination and more...

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...

Schoolgirl awarded £16k in Pizza Hut sexual harassment case

A 17-year-old schoolgirl receptionist at a Pizza Hut Delivery branch in east London has been awarded £15,800 after winning a...

Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...

Sleepover exemption: At which point do sleep-in shifts stop counting as work?

XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman looks at a recent case in which the Court of Appeal ruled that a care...

Why the BHS v Burchell decision is still relevant 40 years on

In 1978, in British Home Stores v Burchell, the Employment Appeal Tribunal outlined several factors that should be considered when...

Morrisons case: employers’ responsibilities in preventing malicious data leaks

With the GDPR now in force, employers could face eye-watering fines if they fail to protect their employees’ data. Katherine...