Is it a breach of trust and confidence to mislead an employee about the reason for their dismissal?
In the case of Rawlinson v Brightside Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal looked at whether an employee was entitled to receive damages for his notice period after he resigned in these circumstances.
Acas guidance on sexual harassment
Acas has published guidance on sexual harassment in the workplace, in the wake of a number of recent high-profile allegations of harassment involving public figures.
Unlimited carry-over of paid holiday entitlement
In King v The Sash Windows Workshop Limited, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has decided that a worker who does not take their holiday, because the employer refuses to pay for annual leave, carries over their paid holiday entitlement indefinitely.
In A Whistleblowing Claim, Does the Manager Who Made the Decision to Dismiss Need to Know About the Relevant Protected Disclosure?
The case of Royal Mail v Jhuti looked at whether an employee was automatically unfairly dismissed due to whistleblowing, when the manager who made the decision to dismiss was not actually aware that the employee had blown the whistle.
Key employment law changes for 2018
With the end of 2017 fast approaching, here is a brief summary of some of the key employment law changes to look out for next year.