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Unilateral Change to Contract: Does silence infer consent?

25 April 2018

When an employer unilaterally varies the contract of employment, an employee has a number of options. The employee can choose to accept the change and move on, in which case the change will alter the terms of the contract. The employee can refuse to accept the change. In the absence of the contractual right to change the terms unilaterally, any attempt to do so is likely to fail. What happens if the employee remains silent? In the law’s typical fashion, the answer is that “it depends”. It depends on the context and what the employee said and did when faced with the changes.

Sanction for Counsel – Update

19 April 2018

The case of William Cullen-v-Scan Building Services Ltd [2018] SC EDIN 15 is the most recent in a long line of decisions in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court considering when it is reasonable to instruct Counsel in the Sheriff Court.

Shared Parental Pay v Maternity Pay: Who wins?

19 April 2018

In this case Mr Ali, a father, wished to take shared parental leave so that his wife could go back to work. He argued that it was unlawful direct sex discrimination to pay him less than he would receive if he had been on maternity leave.

“A grubby business”

18 April 2018

The Inner House of the Court of Session has unanimously rejected the appeal and cross appeal in the case of Grubb v Finlay [2017] CSOH 81.

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