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BC v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland [2020]

Decision number:CSIH.61   Legal body:coss The petitioners were ten police officers who appealed against the refusal of their judicial review. The case centred upon messages that were discovered during an investigation into a series of sexual offences. The petitioners were not suspects, but another police officer was. There were two gr...
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Human Rights
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Duley v NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group [2020]

Decision number:1803709/2019   Legal body:et The claimant was employed by the respondent as a primary care support administrator in April 2013. There were aspects of the job that required her presence at the office whereas others could be completed from home. The claimant suffered from symptoms of chronic anxiety for many years and she wa...
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Unfair Dismissal Sickness and Absence Discrimination and Equality
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Chalimoniuk v Transkol Limited and FN Transport Limited [2020]

Decision number:2601798/2019   Legal body:et This claim was for unauthorised deductions from wages under the Employment Rights Act 1996 and unpaid holiday pay under the Working Time Regulations 1998. The main issue in this case focused on the Claimant’s employment status; was the claimant the worker of either or both respondents at all relev...
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Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice [2020]

Decision number:EWCA.Civ.1487   Legal body:ewca The claimant is employed as a probation officer by an executive agency of the defendant. The challenge was in relation to the agency’s pay progression policy, where there had been a limitation imposed post-economic downturn in 2010. The previous policy allowed probation officers to progress three...
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Discrimination and Equality Pay and Conditions of Employment
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R (On the Application of the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Anor [2020]

Decision number:EWHC.3050   Legal body:ewca The claimant, a trade union, applied to the High Court for a declaration that the UK had failed to properly transpose Article 8(4) and Article 8(5) of the EU Health and Safety Framework Directive 89/391 on the basis that the UK only covered employees and not others with different employment status....
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Health and Safety A-Typical Working
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Smith v Age Concern Exmouth & District [2020]

Decision number:1404736/2019   Legal body:et The claimant was employed by the respondent as a Home Support Assistant in 2014 and was subsequently promoted on a number of occasions becoming the Chief Executive Officer in April 2017. She resigned from her employment with immediate effect in August 2019. The respondent is governed by a Board ...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Agyemang & Ors v Stonebridge Homes Ltd [2020]

Decision number:1802016/2020   Legal body:et The claimants in this case worked within the construction industry. The Tribunal noted that it was not uncommon that those involved in bricklaying may work in ‘gangs’ of two or three. The first claimant started working on the respondent’s sites in 2015 as a bricklayers' labourer and worked in a ‘...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Chemcem Scotland Ltd v Ure [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0036/19/SS   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for a company, Blue Ridge Equestrian Ltd, which was owned by her father. Blue Ridge stopped trading and all of their employees, including the claimant, were transferred to the respondent, Chemcem Scotland. The claimant’s father had a majority shareholding in the respondent comp...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Walker v Old Swinford Hospital School [2020]

Decision number:13002820/2018   Legal body:et The claimant began working for the respondent in June 2014 as a technician in the Art, Food Technology and Design and Technology Departments. This was initially on a part-time basis, but he moved into a full-time role in February 2016. The claimant was subsequently dismissed in September 2017. ...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Nair v Lagardere Sports and Entertainment UK Ltd [2020]

Decision number:EWHC.2608   Legal body:ewhc The claimant was employed within the defendant’s group of companies known as the World Sport Group since 2006 until he resigned in 2017. The issue with his employment arose with the defendant, Lagardere, with whom he had been employed since October 2015. His position was that he had been instru...