Does the duty to collectively consult employees regarding redundancies apply to employees based outside the UK?
The EAT has determined in Seahorse Maritime v Nautilus International that the duty to collectively consult in a redundancy situation can extend to employees working outside of the UK, but..
Green v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham..
Employee’s reason for rejecting suitable alternative employment was reasonable despite employer having no knowledge of this
The EAT held in Dunne v Colin & Avril Ltd that a book-keeper who declined an offer of suitable employment did so reasonably despite her reliance on health reasons not..
In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a Tribunal’s finding that a redundancy process was ‘insensitive and perfunctory’ did not easily sit with..
Ex-City Link Directors cleared of criminal offence of for failing to notify BIS of large-scale redundancies
City Link was placed into administration on 24 December 2014, resulting in the loss of over 2000 jobs. Employers planning to dismiss between 20 and 99 staff or more staff..
Failure to give notice of redundancies can lead to unlimited criminal fines and disqualification from office
It has been reported this week that the Chief Executive of Sports Direct, Dave Forsey, is to face criminal charges for the failure on the part of a company of..
The issue of what is meant by "establishment" for the purpose of collective redundancy consultation having been dealt with recently by the European Court of Justice, the next vexed issue..
The European Court of Justice has confirmed its approach in the Woolworths case in a further judgment of the ECJ handed down this week in Lyttle and others v Bluebird..
In a much welcomed decision for employers, the European Court of Justice in the Woolworths/Ethel Austin case has followed the decision of the Advocate General which we reported on..