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UK: higher standard of investigation may be required where contractual discretion to decide facts

United Kingdom - June 9 2015 Where an employer had a contractual discretion to decide whether an employee had committed suicide (and therefore whether his widow would receive…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: non-discriminatory decision lawful despite being based on ‘tainted information’

United Kingdom - June 9 2015 Where a decision to dismiss is based on 'tainted information' (supplied to the decision-maker with discriminatory intent), but the decision-maker has…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: Court of Appeal due to consider whether US exclusive jurisdiction clause or EU jurisdiction rules should prevail

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - June 9 2015 The Court of Appeal is due to consider whether a UK-domiciled employee's right under EU rules to be sued only in the UK should be given precedence…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: employment law proposals in queen’s speech

United Kingdom - June 9 2015 The Queen's Speech on 27 March included a number of employment law reforms: Unionised employers will welcome proposals to require a higher turnout of…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.


UK: new resources for employers on facial disfigurement, epilepsy, dementia, holiday pay, right to work checks

United Kingdom - June 9 2015 Charity Changing Faces has published guidance to assist employers with handling the issue of facial disfigurement. It advises that employers should…

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver, Christine Young.

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