In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory and Property Management UK Ltd, the EAT has confirmed that a "perfunctory and insensitive" consultation process can impact on the fairness of a redundancy dismissal.
The Court of Appeal has now passed down its judgment in Lock v British Gas on whether the four weeks' of statutory holiday pay derived from European law should include an element of results-based commission.
The government has launched a call for evidence asking for views on the impact and use of non-compete clauses to consider whether action is needed to restrict their use to ensure the UK's labour market is competitive, flexible and effective.
There have been a number of recent cases about how holiday pay should be calculated for those workers with variable pay (for example recruitment consultants who work overtime or receive commissions on their placements).
In October, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) declared the Safe Harbour scheme invalid. The scheme was one of the principal basis upon which UK organisations transferred data to the US in compliance with the Data Protection Act (DPA).