Rogers & Norton News

Legal 500 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

Rogers & Norton are delighted to have been highlighted in the Legal 500 2013 Edition with the following comments…   Commercial   At Rogers and Norton, Richard Etheridge is notable for his work for medical practices, advising in relation to partnership … Click to read more…

Litigation Team update

Friday, September 27, 2013

Rogers and Norton Litigation Team secure apology, damages and costs in a defamation claim. Rogers and Norton Litigation Team instructed to secure release of goods of substantial value detained by the Border Force. Rogers and Norton Litigation Team recover payment … Click to read more…

Breakfast Club

R&N Breakfast Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Rogers & Norton Solicitors have just held their latest breakfast meeting at the Theatre Royal in Norwich when 60 guests were treated to a first class breakfast followed by an engaging and stimulating talk from our Guest Speaker, Dr Andrew … Click to read more…

Continuity of employment

Friday, September 20, 2013

Lipinski v Ebbsfleet Autospray Centre Ltd Mr Lipinski’s relationship with Ebbsfleet could best be described as on/off. It went like this: started work in October 2006 dismissed in July 2008 re-engaged in December 2008 dismissed in March 2010 (and brought … Click to read more…

Pack more into holiday pay?

Neal v Freightliner Limited An employment tribunal has potentially broadened the scope of statutory holiday pay. In Neal v Freightliner it held that a freight worker was entitled to have his voluntary overtime taken into account when his employer calculated … Click to read more…

Claim against colleague after settlement

Hurst v Kelly Employers quite rightly expect settlement agreements to draw a line under employment issues between them and their departing employees. But do they put an end to claims against colleagues too? Not necessarily, as the Employment Appeal Tribunal … Click to read more…

No carry-over of additional leave

Sood Enterprises v Healy Last year, the Court of Appeal decided that workers could carry over their Working Time Directive (WTD) holiday entitlement of four weeks. But it didn’t go on to deal with what should happen to the additional … Click to read more…

Dismissal versus mutual termination

Francis v Pertemps Recruitment Mr Francis was employed by the agency, Pertemps. He was no longer needed by the agency’s client and was given two options: either two weeks’ notice plus redundancy pay, or two weeks’ notice with Pertemps looking … Click to read more…

Disability and other ailments

Monday, September 16, 2013

Commissioners for HMRC v Whiteley Disability raises all sorts of complex workplace issues, and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has just taken a look at one of these. What should an employer do when an employee is absent because of … Click to read more…

Gross misconduct and dismissal

Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust An employee guilty of gross misconduct is usually dismissed, and more often than not that’s the correct action for the employer to take. But dismissal shouldn’t be an automatic consequence; an employer should always … Click to read more…