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Protecting Social Class in post-Covid Britain￼
In the aftermath of the pandemic, social inequality is set to rise. Could social class be protected under the Equality Act 2010, and what would it mean for employers?
Claims based on historic disclosures
Could a disclosure made many years before the alleged detriment still be relied on in a whistleblowing case?
12KBW’s employment team in the directories
We are delighted to announce that 12KBW’s employment team has entered the Chambers and Partners rankings.
Abuse of process: Claiming in the civil courts after settling tribunal proceedings
Joel Kendall looks at a recent case that asks when an employee will be barred from bringing a civil claim after settling an earlier employment claim.
Non-compete clauses: a short history of dyers, bakers and torpedo-gun makers
What do you get when you combine a medieval dyer, a baker and an arms dealer? No, not the beginning of a hilarious joke. Instead, you get a fascinating jaunt (everything’s relative) through the history of the non-compete in English law as far back as 1414 to the present day.
Non-compete clauses: is change on the horizon?
In the first of a two part series, Jeremy McKeown considers what impact President Biden’s executive order – interpreted by some as an effective ban on non-compete restrictions – could have on both US and UK employment regulation.
Dismissal in any event for a non-discriminatory reason: applying Chagger in complex cases
Andrew Watson considers the effect of Chagger v Abbey National, the ‘Polkey of the discrimination world’, in relation to a case he was recently instructed on.
Worker status and litigants in person – lessons from Cox v Adecco
Junior Counsel for the Appellant, Henry King, has written this short piece on a couple of points that might have been missed in the tumult about Respondents’ and Judges’ obligations towards litigants in person arising out of Cox v Adecco and ors.
Webinar – Uber and the Supreme Court: The last word in worker status?
Our webinar on worker status following the Supreme Court’s decision in Uber v Aslam is now available to watch.