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Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC – what are the implications of the Supreme Court’s judgment?

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Nathaniel Caiden considers today’s Supreme Court judgment in Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC  in which Caspar Glyn QC and Tom Brown successfully represented Mrs Haywood. Today’s Supreme Court judgment has identified a standardised implied term when giving written notice of dismissal (i.e., a term implie...
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Article 6 – the Right to a fair trial – and discrimination in the Armed Forces

At a time when the UK’s membership of the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”) and our domestic Human Rights Act 1998 (“HRA”) is a hot political topic, it is timely that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has handed down a judgment considering Article 6 ECHR in relation to special time limit provisions for discrimination complaints brou...
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Restrictive covenants, no change after all… “plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose”

Over the last year, certain High Court decisions seemed to suggest that the courts were applying a more liberal, pro business approach to the interpretation and enforceability of restrictive covenants – interpolating or removing words to give commercial effect to the bargain. However, the Court of Appeal in Prophet v Huggett [2014] EWCA Civ 1013 la...
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