Monthly Archives: November 2012

Improving the gender balance on boards

In March 2012, the European Commission published a report showing that limited progress had been made with improving the gender balance in EU boardrooms since the Commission had adopted a gender equality strategy in 2010.  In order to try and … Continue reading

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What is ‘normal remuneration’ during periods of annual leave?

The Supreme Court has recently handed down judgment in British Airways- v- Williams and others and in so doing, overturned the Court of Appeal’s decision that BA was not in breach of the Civil Aviation (Working Time) Regulations (the Aviation … Continue reading

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Annual leave allowance for zero-hours workers

The German case of Heimann and anor v Kaiser GmbH has recently clarified a vexing issue for employers: that the annual leave allowance for short-time workers should be calculated on a pro rata basis, as if the worker was a … Continue reading

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When does TUPE apply in an administration scenario?

The recent EAT case of SNR Denton v Kirwan considered whether a service provision change under TUPE had taken place where administrators appointed solicitors to do work previously carried out by the company’s in-house lawyer. Ms Kirwan was the Director … Continue reading

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