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Following increased media speculation in the past few weeks about the financial future of Carillion Plc and associated companies (the "Group"), there was no particular surprise in the news that the Group entered into a formal insolvency process on Monday 15 January 2018.  In common with many recent headline failures, the Group had a number of final salary schemes with a combined deficit of over £500m, as well as a large number of contracts which proved much less profitable than anticipated, a consequence of the margin pressure prevalent across the struggling construction sector.


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EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

In our last employment bulletin of the year we summarise this month's developments, take a look back at the big employment issues from 2017 and we take a closer look at the recent European decision on holiday pay and the much reported case which found Morrisons vicariously liable for the data protection breaches of a member of staff. Read More...

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EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

Employment law is a fast changing area of law and keeping on top of developments and remembering the key points to take away is not a straight-forward task for any employer or HR professional. To help, Helen Dallimore, senior associate, and Heidi Clark, trainee chartered legal executive, have produced a summary of some of the important developments from 2017.

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EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

James Collings, partner, and Ben Heaton, trainee solicitor in our employment team, consider the European Court's decision in King v Sash Windows on holiday pay and the potentially significant impact for gig economy operators.

 The European Court of Justice has now published their decision in the case of King v The Sash Window Workshop, which has major implications for back payment of holiday pay where workers have been wrongly treated as being self-employed.

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In a landmark ruling, the High Court has found that a company can be vicariously liable for a mass data breach caused by the criminal actions of an employee.


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To help you quickly keep up to date with employment law, we summarise the key developments arising from cases, guidance, legislation and consultations for this month.

If you would like to discuss any of the points raised, please get in touch with Helen Dallimore, senior associate, or with your usual contact in the Foot Anstey employment team.

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Employment Bulletin

DALLIMORE HelenTurpin CatherineThe widely anticipated Uber Appeal decision has been handed down by the Employment Appeal Tribunal. The appeal relates to last year's Employment Tribunal decision in the case of Uber BV and ors v Aslam and ors that Uber drivers were 'workers' and not, as Uber claimed, self-employed. Helen Dallimore, Senior Associate and Catherine Turpin, Solicitor in our employment team, provide an update on this key case.

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EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

Helen Dallimore, senior associate in our employment team and Jennifer Agate, senior associate in our reputation management team, consider how employers can protect their staff and prepare for and deal with sexual harassment allegations in the workplace.

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Further to our update on the Uber decision which upheld the tribunal's findings that Uber drivers were workers, a recent decision given by the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) provides a glimmer of hope for the gig economy as Deliveroo cyclists were held to be self-employed. Helen Dallimore, Senior Associate and Ben Heaton, Trainee Solicitor in our employment team, consider the decision. 

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To help you quickly keep up to date with employment law, we summarise the key developments arising from cases, guidance, legislation and consultations for this month.

If you would like to discuss any of the points raised, please get in touch with Helen Dallimore, senior associate, or with your usual contact in the Foot Anstey employment team.

Tags: Employment and Pensions2017


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