A-Level results: Key Q&As for Students and Schools

In this article, Alice de Coverley and Matthew Wyard answer some of the most significant questions facing both students and schools on A-level results day 2020, providing practical advice on what to do next.

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Was an employee who resigned as a result of a restructuring exercise constructively unfairly dismissed?

Argos Ltd v Kuldo outlines the importance, in any restructuring exercise, of proper consultation, thorough assessment of roles, and the appropriate handling of any employee grievances and appeals.

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Was an employee who resigned as a result of a restructuring exercise constructively unfairly dismissed?

Specialist employment law barrister, Katherine Anderson reviews the case of Argos Ltd v Kuldo
Appeal No. UKEAT/0225/19/BA (2nd July 2020).

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Can a Tribunal use the “but for” test to decide whether a claimant was treated unfavourably because of something arising in consequence of their disability?

Employment law barrister, Katherine Anderson analyses the case of Robinson v Department for Work and Pensions [2020] EWCA Civ 859 (7th July 2020).

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Is it an error of law to consider the requirements of s6 EQA in a sequential order? No, says the EAT in Khorochilova v Euro Rep Ltd UKEAT/0266/19/DA

Employment law barrister, Sarah Clarke analyses the case of Khorochilova v Euro Rep Ltd UKEAT/0266/19/DA.

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Dealing with Competing Jurisdiction Clauses: What is your Centre of Gravity?

Dealing with Competing Jurisdiction Clauses: What is your Centre of Gravity?
Marc Brittain and Mariya Peykova consider complex commercial arrangements and the difficulties they can create for parties where their obligations are set out in a multitude of related contracts of a single contract containing inconsistent dispute resolution clauses. Marc and Mariya explore the most common scenarios in which courts are asked to interpret inconsistent dispute resolution clauses, with particular focus on the ‘centre of gravity’ approach, adopted by courts.

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No duty to exercise option reasonably or in good faith in engine maintenance agreement

No duty to exercise option reasonably or in good faith in engine maintenance agreement

Rebecca Farrell analyses Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd v Lufthansa Technik AG, in which the High Court found that there was no duty of good faith or duty to act reasonably in respect of an option to withdraw engines from a maintenance agreement.

This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 21 July 2020.

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Enforcing the Novel Food regime - Part 1: Overview and Rationale

Enforcing the Novel Food regime - Part 1: Overview and Rationale
In the first of a short series of bite size articles, Jonathan Underhill takes a deeper look into the enforcement of the Novel Food regime and seeks to identify and breakdown the powers made available to those agencies, who are tasked with securing compliance.

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Pandemic Petitions: Winding up under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 and the associated Practice Direction

Following the introduction of the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020 (“the CIGA 2020”) and the associated Insolvency Practice Direction, 3PB’s specialist commercial law barristers Charles Irvine and Rebecca Farrell consider winding up petitions in this context.

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