Proselytising in the Workplace

Domestic and Strasbourg jurisprudence draws a distinction between proper and improper proselytism of religious beliefs.

Anonymity and open justice in the Employment Tribunal

Since February 2017 Employment Tribunal decisions have been available online. It is a valuable resource but it also gives rise to the risk of victimisation, reputational damage and invasion of privacy.

Diplomatic immunity and domestic workers Reyes v Al-Malki and another [2017] UKSC 61

A diplomatic agent and his wife are posted to London. They subsequently employ a foreign domestic worker to look after their children. The domestic worker is also required to cook and clean for the family.

Deemed notice in employment contracts

By a 3/2 majority, the Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision...

Extending Time under the Just and Equitable Jurisdiction: Dowokpor v Ministry of Justice UKEAT/0156/17/LA, 23 March 2018

The EAT (Slade J) held the Employment Tribunal erred in deciding that it was not just and equitable to extend the three-month time for bringing a claim under the Part-time Works (Prevention of Less Favourable) Treatment Regulations 2000.

The Territorial Reach of the Whistleblowing Claims: Bamieh v EULEX Kosovo et al, EAT, 19 January 2018

Sections 47B(1A) and 48(1A) Employment Rights Act 1996 gives a right to a worker to bring a whistleblowing claim against a co-worker who has subjected her to a detriment because she has made a protected disclosure – provided territorial jurisdiction is made out.