Nathan Combes – Lee & Priestley LLP

10 - 12 East Parade
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2AJ, United Kingdom

UK Employment Tribunal rules that career breaks do not constitute 'reasonable adjustments'

The recent EAT decision in Salford NHS Primary Care Trust v Mrs A F Smith[1] provides useful clarification of what will (and more importantly what will not) constitute a ‘reasonable adjustment’ for the purposes of sections 4A…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Social Media - should employers be forced to turn a blind eye?

The latest research paper on workplaces and social networking published by ACAS[1] suggests that employers should not make use of social networking in the context of recruitment. That is all very well but is it realistic?…more
| Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Social Media - should employers be forced to turn a blind eye?

The latest research paper on workplaces and social networking published by ACAS[1]suggests that employers should not make use of social networking in the context of recruitment. That is all very well but is it realistic?…more
| Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Employee's belief in satanic global conspiracy lacked 'cogency' and 'coherence'

Intriguing and well reasoned judgment from the Sheffield Employment Tribunal (Employment Judge Rostant) concerning a former Principal Intelligence Analyst’s claim that he had been unfairly dismissed and discriminated…more
| Labor & Employment Law
WestLB AG London Branch -v- Mr P Pan UKEAT/0308/11/DM

EAT rules that tribunal was too quick to excuse itself following allegation of bias

A robust and clear decision by His Honour Judge Richardson in the recent WestLB appeal provides useful guidance to practitioners on the considerations that need to be taken into account following an allegation of bias which is…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NHS on the wrong side of sick pay ruling

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in NHS Leeds v Larner[1] provides useful clarification of the right for employees to receive payment in lieu of their accrued but untaken holiday leave following a period of…more
| Labor & Employment Law
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