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Whistleblowing: where are we after Osipov?

In Timis v Osipov [2018] EWCA Civ 2321, the Court of Appeal confirmed that employees who have been dismissed for making a protected disclosure can bring a claim against an individual co-worker for the detriment of dismissal, and a claim for vicarious liability against the employer, in addition to an unfair dismissal claim.  While it … Continue reading Whistleblowing: where are we after Osipov?

Employer’s pension contributions and a week’s pay

In June 2017, the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) decision in the University of Sunderland v Drossou EAT/0341/16 changed the established practice regarding how Employment Tribunals (ETs) approach the calculation of a week’s pay for compensation purposes. Prior to Drossou, the convention was that a week’s pay under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) did … Continue reading Employer’s pension contributions and a week’s pay