On Notice - March 2012


In This Issue:

- Springboard injunctions

Two recent cases have considered the use of so-called "springboard injunctions" to prevent parties from obtaining an unfair (or springboard) advantage in the market through breach of duties to their former employer...

- A redundancy pool of one

The recent EAT case of Capita Hartshead v Byard highlights the importance of

adopting a fair process when determining the employee pool from which to select individuals for redundancy...

- TUPE: what constitutes an "organised group of employees" for the purposes of a service provision change?

The 2006 TUPE Regulations codified the inclusion of service provision changes, such as outsourcing arrangements, within the TUPE regime....

- In brief

* Roles will be reversed for Lord Alan Sugar as he may be forced to defend a constructive dismissal claim from Stellar English, winner of the 2010 series of the TV show The Apprentice...

Please see full Employment Newsletter below for more information.

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