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Work/Life Balance

August 16, 2023
The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 was signed into law on 4 April 2023. The overall aim of the Act is to introduce new rights for employees in order to support a better balance of work life, family life and caring responsibilities. Several of its key provisions including the right to request […]

Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022

May 11, 2022
The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill (the “Work Life Bill”) aims to increase participation of women in the labour market, as well as the up-take in family related leave. Work Life Balance v Right to Request Remote Working: The Work Life Bill is similar to the Right to Request Remote Working Bill (the […]

Restrictive Covenants-Tillman v Egon Zehnder LTD

July 15, 2019
The UK Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, the first employee competition case to reach the UK’s Supreme Court in over a century. While this looks like a decision which is favourable to employers with loosely drawn restrictive covenants, employers need to continue to be careful […]

Receivership does not affect a subsisting contract-of employment

May 20, 2017
On 29 March 2017, CC Solicitors were successful before the Court of Appeal in (Conor Brennan v Irish Pride Bakeries (In Receivership) [2015 No. 547], a case which reiterates that a receivership does not affect a subsisting contract of employment and that receivers are not endowed with different and/or additional powers to an employer in […]