In this update: • TUPE: Employee resignation due to a 6 mile change in location could be an unfair dismissal • Effective termination date when employee resigns without notice is date employer receives resignation letter • Unsuccessful candidates are not entitled, under EU discrimination law, to information about the recruitment process • Cost orders will be made against parties who unreasonably pursue an employment claim • Local authorities must have due regard to the need to advance equality of opportunity when deciding to replace permanent library staff with volunteers • An employee will have been indirectly discriminated against on the grounds of age if unable to meet an internal recruitment criterion before retirement and the criterion in question is not justifiable • Direct age discrimination in pursuance of the UK's social policy aims is justified provided it is proportionate • Employment claims other than unfair dismissal claims to increase? • ACAS publish guidance on mental illness at work

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