Ruling on homophobic banter opens up a 'Pandora's attic.'
- HOMOPHOBIC HARASSMENT WHERE NO ONE IS GAY. Connolly, Michael // Cambridge Law Journal;Jul2009, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p265
The article discusses the case English v. Thomas Sanderson Ltd., which Mr. English was harassed by a colleague presuming that his homosexual through sexual innuendo in Great Britain. In this regard, Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that the mockery have not aggravated into unlawful harassment on...
- Get prepared for new laws against gay discrimination. Willmott, Ben; Gibson, David // Personnel Today;9/2/2003, p12
The cases recently heard by Great Britain House of Lords in relation to claims brought by lesbian and gay workers against their employers captured the attention of the national press. In Pearce vs Governing Body of Mayfield Secondary School, the House of Lords held that the purpose of the Sex...
- Forced retirement decision 'good for employers'. // Employers Law;Aug2010, p5
The article discusses a court case wherein the Great Britain Court of Appeal rejected the plaintiff's age discrimination claim after being forced to retire as a senior partner of a law firm at the age of 65.
- Aziz v First Division Association (FDA). Ryan, Richard; Ward, Helen; O'Neil, Tori // Employers Law;May2010, p9
The article discusses a court case, Aziz v First Division Association (FDA), wherein an appeal to consider all 76 individual acts of discrimination by the FDA spanning several years which was submitted by the plaintiff was dismissed by the Court of Appeal (CA) for the reason that the CA...
- St Andrew's Catholic Primary School v Blundell. Benson, Claire; Corbett, Helen; Jones, Sinead; Ward, Helen; O'Neil, Tori // Employers Law;Jun2011, p8
The article discusses the case St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School v. Blundell wherein the Court of Appeal dismissed the first argument of plaintiff while accepting the second argument and then remitting the case back to the same tribunal for reconsideration on awarding of as to evidence.
- Firms not obliged to work for non-paying clients, CoA rules. Dowell, Katy // Lawyer (Online Edition);5/2/2012, p2
The article informs that the Court of Appeal (CoA) of Great Britain has ruled under providing the judgement for the case "Cawdery Kaye Fireman & Taylor (CKFT) v Gary Minkin" that lawyers are not under any obligation to continue acting for clients who refuse to settle their legal bills. In the...
- Pearson Education Ltd v The Charter Partnership Ltd. // Estates Gazette;5/26/2007, Issue 721, p132
The article discusses a court case wherein the respondent brought a claim of negligence against the appellant who was the architect that had originally drawn up the designs and specifications of the warehouse he is leasing. The appellant failed to specify a rainwater drainage system designed to...
- Helden v Strathmore Ltd. // Estates Gazette;5/21/2011, Issue 1120, p112
The article presents a court case in which the British Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by the appellant who questioned the enforceability of a loan he made with the respondent. In the case, Helden versus Strathmore Ltd., the appellant failed to pay his loan obligation to the respondent,...
- CASE NOTES. // Accountancy;Jun2011, Vol. 147 Issue 1414, p81
The article discusses a court case in which the Court of Appeal held that legal professional privilege (LPP), outside the context of litigation, does not apply to any professionals other than qualified lawyers in Great Britain.