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Disability update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2014

We saw a number of cases in 2013 around what constitutes a reasonable adjustment. We also had a controversial EAT decision on what constitutes

UK: new "employee shareholder" status

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2013

Since September 1, 2013, employees have been able to trade certain employment rights otherwise guaranteed by law for shares in their employer. Such

No implied term requiring payment for unused flexible hours when dismissed

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 4 2014

In Vision Events (UK) Limited v Paterson, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held there was no implied term in an employee's contract whereby he

Take note: new rates and thresholds to take effect from 1 July 2013

  • Jones Day
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2013

The national minimum wage will be $622 a week, or $16.37 per hour. The high-income threshold for unfair dismissal applications will rise to $129

Morrisons Supermarkets not vicariously liable for an employee’s attack on customer

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 29 2014

In February 2014, the Court of Appeal ("COA") determined that Morrisons was not vicariously liable for the acts of an employee who assaulted a

UK government reduces the time period during which previous convictions have to be disclosed to new employers

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 29 2014

From the 10 March 2014, the Government has reduced the period of time during which certain convictions need to be disclosed to new employers (known

The whistle blows - signifying the introduction of new whistleblowing legislation, HR headlines

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2013

New legislation concerning whistleblowing came into force on 25 June 2013. Broadly, the changes set out in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act

Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States

TUPE and insolvent companies

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Where an Administrator makes employees redundant ahead of a sale of the business, will it always be a dismissal connected with a transfer (and

Challenging fees

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2014

In our September 2013 edition of HR Headlines we reported that UNISON had applied for judicial review of the Lord Chancellor's decision to introduce