Under the TUPE Regulations 1981, it was always possible for an employee to make a claim for constructive dismissal when, after the transfer, the new employer had broken or threatened to break the e...
Introduction1. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (�the Act') and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (�the EIR') have created a small number of cases that have made significant jur...
An employee who had been employed since 1997 tried unsuccessfully to claim that she had been unfairly and constructively dismissed in the case of Hughes v Gibson and Others (trading as Blanford House ...
The employee in the case of Cairns v Visteon UK Ltd , had been employed as an administrative assistant from 1998 until the 29th of May 2005. From a point around 2001, the employee's services had...
In the recent case of Chairman and Governors of Amweil View School v Mrs C Dogherty UKEAT/0243/06/DA, Mrs. Dogherty who was a teaching assistant at the Amweil View School, covertly recorded her discip...
1. Prolonged stress built up over the course of time through exposure to an excessive workload, long working hours or the breakdown of a working relationship can go unnoticed until too late. The quest...
The Child Support Agency ('CSA') is able to order what some of us remember as 'Garnishee Orders' against employers in order to siphon-off a percentage of an employee's income for the purpose of collec...
The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 makes harassment both a criminal and civil offence, it was intended to deal with the problem of stalking.Section 1 - Prohibition of HarassmentA person must not ...
1 "Disclosure is one of the most important - as well as one of the most abused - of the procedures relating to criminal trials. There needs to be a sea-change in the approach of both judges and the pa...
In the recent case of Rockall v DEFRA (22 March 2007)  EWCA Div 614 the Divisional Court was asked to decide two fundamentally important issues as to when proceedings for regulatory offences are...