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Scope of whistleblower protection

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Parson v Airplus International Ltd has confirmed that a disclosure made by an employee in their own self-interest will not qualify as …

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Disability discrimination of a non-disabled person

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey has recently held that a job applicant was subject to disability discrimination by perception, when her …

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Employer liable for Data Protection breach of employee

The High Court has found a major supermarket chain vicariously liable for the actions of a ‘rogue’ IT Security Manager who breached data protection regulations. Background An employee of W …

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Holiday Pay Update

The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in the case if King v The Sash Window Workshop has given a decision on holiday pay which could have serious …

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Burden of proof in discrimination cases

In our September article ‘Discrimination and burden of proof – a new approach’ we covered the case of Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal …

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