The High Court has upheld an employee's claim for constructive dismissal and found that his willingness to negotiate a suitable termination package did not prevent his employer's conduct from being a repudiatory breach of his contract of employment.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has found that there only needs to be a loose causal connection between an employee's conduct and their disability for a discrimination arising from disability claim to be established.
An employment tribunal has held that telling an employee with depression that “everyone gets depressed sometimes, you just have to pull yourself together” amounted to discrimination arising from disability.
In Morris-Garner and another v One Step (Support) Ltd, the Court of Appeal has upheld a 'Wrotham Park damages' award in a claim for breach of confidentiality and non-compete and non-solicitation covenants.
The High Court has rejected the reasonableness of a post-termination restrictive covenant, highlighting to employers the need to reconsider the nature and scope of restrictions when employees are promoted.