Cumulative breach of contract and unfair dismissal

Cumulative breach of contract and unfair dismissal

In Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [2018], the Court of Appeal clarified the law relating to affirmation in relation to constructive dismissals where a claimant relies on a Read more…

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Posted on Jan 8th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Hitting the headlines in 2018: was this the year of the CVA?

2018 the year of the CVA?

House of Fraser, Carpetright, New Look, Jamie’s Italian, Mothercare and Homebase all hit the headlines this year for entering into Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVA). What is a CVA and why Read more…

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Posted on Dec 31st, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Can legal privilege be claimed for conversations overheard in public?

Can legal privilege be claimed for conversations overheard in public?

This was one of two questions explored in the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision of X v Y Limited [2018]. In addition to the matter of legal privilege, the other question Read more…

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Posted on Dec 18th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

What does Roddis v Sheffield Hallam mean for zero-hours contracts?

What does Roddis v Sheffield Hallam mean for zero-hours contracts?

The claim of Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University has helped clarify the risks of engaging employees on zero-hours contracts, particularly as it refers to less favourable treatment as a part-time Read more…

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Posted on Nov 27th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Are sleep-in workers entitled to National Minimum Wage for the duration of shifts?

Are sleep-in workers entitled to National Minimum Wage for the duration of shifts?

In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake [2018], the Court of Appeal considered the rate of pay sleep-in workers are entitled to under the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 (NMWR), when Read more…

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Posted on Nov 13th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Can employers refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if union representatives are unavailable?

Can employers refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if union representatives are unavailable?

Can an employer refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if the employee’s chosen trade union representative is unavailable?  Under statute, yes, in certain circumstances. If the union representative is unable Read more…

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Posted on Oct 30th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Insurance in brief 2: Civil Liability Bill – where are we now?

Insurance in brief 2: Civil Liability Bill

Welcome to the second edition of the Scotland and Specialist Services division insurance news briefing.  The division, headed by Katherine Howells-Price, incorporates Lyons Davidson Scotland and our specialist defendant teams, Read more…

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Posted on Oct 11th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Insurance in brief: insurance news from Lyons Davidson Scotland and Specialist Services Division

Insurance in brief: insurance news from Lyons Davidson Scotland and Specialist Services Division

This is the first edition of the Scotland and Specialist Services division insurance news briefing.  The division, headed by Katherine Howells-Price, incorporates Lyons Davidson Scotland and our specialist defendant teams, Read more…

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Posted on Sep 13th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Internal investigations and audits: is your business creating a risk it can’t control?

Internal investigations and audits: is your business creating a risk it can’t control?

If your business is exposed to allegations of wrongdoing or threats of litigation, often internal investigations will be necessary to establish the facts and to determine what, if any, exposure Read more…

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Posted on Sep 12th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Calculating limitation dates after Acas Early Conciliation procedure

In Luton Borough Council v Haque, the Employment Appeals Tribunal clarified the procedure that should be adopted when calculating the limitation date for issuing a claim following Acas Early Conciliation. Read more…

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Posted on Aug 21st, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

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