On 21 November 2023, the Supreme Court ruled that Deliveroo riders (“Riders”) are not in an “employment relationship” for the purposes of Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights.  The Supreme Court decision is entirely consistent with previous decisions by the Central Arbitration Committee (“CAC”), High Court and Court

In the case of Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd, the Court of Appeal has decided that an employee had not been automatically unfairly dismissed for refusing to come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is a notable decision as it is the first post-pandemic Court of Appeal claim considering s100(1)(d) of the

In the case of Harper Trust v Brazel, the Supreme Court has confirmed that workers who only work for part of the year, but on permanent contracts, are effectively entitled to the same holiday allowance as workers who work all year.

The Working Time Regulations entitle workers to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave. Where

Our Employment & Benefits team in Hong Kong have published the Asia Employment Law: Mid-Year Review – 2022 H1, a publication covering 14 jurisdictions in Asia.

In this thirty-fifth edition, they flag and comment on employment law developments during the first half of 2022 and highlight some of the major legislative, consultative, policy and

Effective 1 August 2022, the German Act on the Notification of Conditions Governing the Employment Relationship (Nachweisgesetz – NachwG) will be updated.

The new law recently passed the legislative process. It still needs to be executed by the Federal President and published, but this will likely happen by end of July 2022 at the

Increases in minimum wage and marginal earnings threshold – well-intentioned gesture or risk for the economy?

At the start of its legislative period, the new federal government set itself ambitious goals of reforming the labour market and the social system. One of the key points of the election campaign was that more justice and respect

In this episode, Chris Fisher looks at the recent Court of Appeal decision in Planon v Gilligan, where the employer was refused an injunction to enforce a non-compete clause because of the loss of income that the employee would have suffered and the two month delay before the employer issued its proceedings.

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In the latest episode of our Employment Podcast, Chris Fisher and Miriam Bruce look at three recent cases:

  • whether a 12 month non-compete covenant could be enforced against a solicitor (either through the covenant in their employment contract or the slightly wider covenant in their shareholder agreement);
  • whether a resignation becomes a dismissal if the