Employment Update - September 2018

Employment Update - September 2018

Employment Update - September 2018

Welcome to the September 2018 edition of the employment & immigration update - providing a monthly update on key legal issues for employers.

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  1. Individual was employee despite contract for services and intermediary personal service company

    In Sprint Electric Ltd v Buyer’s Dream & Another the High Court held that an individual was an employee rather than an independent contractor. This conclusion was reached despite the fact that the individual provided services to the company under... Read more
  2. Five month cessation of economic activity does not preclude the existence of a TUPE transfer

    In Colino Sig üenza v Ayuntamiento de Valladolid and others (Case C-472/16) , the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that a relevant transfer within the meaning of the Acquired Rights Directive had potentially occurred despite a five month... Read more
  3. Belief in copyright over own creative works did not amount to a philosophical belief protected under the Equality Act 2010

    In Gray v Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether an employee’s belief in copyright in her own creative works could amount to a philosophical belief deserving of protection under the Equality Act 2010.... Read more
  4. Dealing with mixed personal data in subject access requests

    A recent case ( Dr B v General Medical Council ) has provided some welcome clarity on the position of mixed personal data (i.e. information that contains the personal data of more than one person) in the context of data subject access requests ( SARs... Read more

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