London Fire Commissioner and others v Sargeant and others UKEAT/0137/17/LA
Appeal against the ET’s decision that the Appellants did not have a defence under the Equality Act 2010 to the claims of age discrimination. Appeal dismissed.
Shoesmith v Ofsted & Others  EWCA Civ 642
Appeals arising from a judicial review case where the employee was dismissed by a local authority, without compensation, following televised comments by the Secretary of State. Appeals against the local authority and the Secretary allowed.
Equality Act 2010 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2011
2011 No. 1066This Order brings into force various provisions of the Act that were not brought into force by the earlier Commencement Orders and a provision (paragraph 106A of Schedule 26) inserted into the Act by the Equalities Act 2010 (Public Authoritie…
Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011
2011 No. 1060This Order amends the Equality Act 2010 (c. 15) ("the Act"). The Order amends the Act by adding to the list in Schedule 19 of public authorities which are subject to the public sector equality duty under section 149 of the Act. The Order also…
Transfers Under Public Employment - A New TUPE?
Mark Shulman & Rachael Taylor of Cumberland Ellis consider how transfers of employment might be handled, in the light of recent TUPE cases, as Government quangos are merged or closed as the public spending cuts bite
Shoesmith v Ofsted & Ors (Supplementary Judgment)
Judgment concerning costs and permission to appeal arising from judicial review proceedings where a Director of Children's Services was dismissed following intervention from the Secretary of State. Permission to appeal the judge's decisions with regards to the Secretary of State and the local authority was granted.
Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government, etc.) (Modification) Order (Amendment) Order 2010
2010 No. 903****This Order amends the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government, etc.)(Modification) Order 1999 ("the principal Order").Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the principal Order modifies sections 146, 155 and 162 of the Employmen…
Connor v Surrey County Council  EWCA Civ 286
Appeal by local authority against decision that it had breached its duty of care of looking after the welfare of its staff resulting in psychiatric damage to a headteacher. Appeal dismissed.