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UK: Voluntary redundancy: excluding employee eligible for early retirement is prima facie age discrimination

United Kingdom - February 9 2016 The EAT has confirmed that excluding an employee who is eligible for early retirement from voluntary redundancy, due to the higher severance costs…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Zero hours workers: remedies now available

United Kingdom - February 9 2016 On 11 January 2016 individuals on zero hours contracts were finally given a legal remedy where their employer penalises them for breaching an…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Tax on termination payments: injury to feelings payments are taxable

United Kingdom - February 9 2016 The Upper Tribunal has ruled that a payment in respect of injury to feelings due to a discriminatory dismissal is taxable in the same way as other…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


Trade secrets: will the trade secrets directive deliver a unified approach across the EU?

European Union, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom - January 18 2016 The European Parliament and EU Council have agreed the terms of a Trade Secrets Directive that aims to harmonise the definition and protection of…

Co-authors: Emma Rohsler, Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


Disability discrimination: duty to make reasonable adjustments to attendance management policy

United Kingdom - December 18 2015 Employers should take particular care when applying an attendance management policy to disabled employees. Overruling previous EAT authority (see our…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Anna Henderson, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.

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