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.
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.
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.
The EAT handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Forstater v CGD Europe and ors (UKEAT/0105/20).
Carolyn D’Souza identifies a potentially potent new approach from the FCA, which may embed diversity requirements in its regulatory regime.… Read more FCA looks to embed diversity in regulatory framework
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.
Our webinar on worker status following the Supreme Court’s decision in Uber v Aslam is now available to watch.
Priti Patel’s defenders say her breaches of the ministerial code were inadvertent. David Green considers whether this would fly as a defence to bullying allegations in the Employment Tribunal?
Henry King considers a recent EAT decision setting out helpful guidance for how Tribunals balancing legitimate aims pleaded by an employer against the discriminatory effects suffered by employees in cases of objective justification.
In this latest instalment of our 12 from 12 series, Andrew Watson considers the most important changes to the Employment Tribunal Rules and how they might change the conduct of Tribunal proceedings on the ground.