The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently considered the issue of covert recordings made by employees in meetings with their employer. The case explored whether a claimant’s compensation should be reduced on account of the fact that a covert recording had been made...
The posting of a discriminatory image on a personal Facebook page which caused offense to a work colleague was not done ‘in the course of employment’, the EAT has held. The employer was not vicariously liable for the employee’s actions as there was a lack of a...
In response calls for better regulation of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) from groups including the Women and Equalities Committee and the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published the outcome of a...
Employers will be pleased to hear The Supreme Court has ruled restrictive covenants preventing an employee from being “directly or indirectly engaged or be concerned or interested in any business carried on in competition with any of the businesses of Egon Zehnder for...
Enhanced maternity pay and shared parental leave The Court of Appeal has ruled that it is not discriminatory for employers to enhance maternity pay while only offering statutory pay to workers on shared parental leave (SPL). A question many clients have asked since...
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