Here are a few of the articles I have written on employment law.
Chambers Employment Law Newsletters
Here are some of the Chambers newsletters in which articles written by me have been published:
- Spring 2020: on covert recording of meetings;
- Summer 2019: on social media and professional misconduct;
- Summer 2018: a 5 minutes with…;
- Spring 2017: on Early Neutral Evaluation, and how will it work;
- Spring 2016: on an employer’s rights to “snoop” on employees emails.
New Law Journal
Here are a few articles written by me and my regular writing partner Chris Bryden:
- “Third Party Pieces” a look at vicarious liability.
- “Decision Time” looking at the searchable employment tribunal database.
- “Becoming Anti-Social (Part 2)“: looking at what the recent European Court of Human Rights decision on employer’s rights to “snoop” into their employees emails actually means.
- “Becoming Anti-Social (Part 1)“: the risk of social media misuse by regulated professionals is looked at here
- “An Own E-Goal“: another gross misconduct dismissal for social media misuse.
- “A Little Bird Told Me“: whether dismissal for twitter comments was fair.
- “About Time“: looking at the application of Mitchell v NGN in the employment tribunal.
- “A Weighty Issue“: is obesity a disability?
- “Executive Decisions“: considering the new Presidential Guidance in Employment Tribunals.
- “Back and Forth“: looking at some key developments and predicting the future.
- “Appealing Option“: the law on naming respondents in discrimination claims.
- “Beware of the Web“: practical guidance on Social Media policies in the workplace.
- “No Hard Feelings“: the Employment Appeal Tribunal provides more guidance on harassment claims.
- “Damage Limitation“: what can employers do to reduce the risk of litigation arising when their employees misuse social media?
- “Drawing the Line“: a review of the laws that seek to prevent sexual harassment
- “A High Hurdle“: the limitations of claims to protect privacy brought under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.
- “An Unsatisfactory State of Affairs“: considering the effect of the EAT’s decision in Brennan on the apportionment of damages in discrimination claims. Part 2 of this article “Early Bird” was also published.
- “Recovery Position“, reviewing Employment Appeal Tribunal case law on costs recovery and a discussion of the tactical questions the case law raises.
- “Strictly Liable“: the law of vicarious liability after Weddall.
- “An Alternative Route“: is there a way for an employee to claim injury to feelings when they have been unfairly dismissed.
- “All Change?” a look ahead to the Employment Law year.
- “The Social Network“: the impact of social media in the workplace.
- “Deciphering the Code“: Appeal Tribunal guidance on the ACAS Code.
- “Gone but not Forgotten“: when will an ex-employer be liable for the comments made by an ex-employee?
- “Moving forward“: a look at employment law reform.
- “Safeguard or Straightjacket“: is TUPE 2006 a help or a hindrance to business?
- “Contentious Third Parties“: when can an employer be liable for harassment caused by a non-employee?
- “Unhappy New Year” a rebuke to criticisms of the tribunal system.
- “A Fine Balance“: A reminder of the dangers of office gossip.
- “Risky Business“: how should employers deal with accusations of criminal conduct by their employees?
“Reputational Risk for Social media misuse“: Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: looking at the risk of reputational damage by inappropriate use of social media