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Statutory dismissal procedure: timing of step 1 letter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

It is not a breach of the statutory dismissal procedure to announce an intention to make an employee redundant prior to sending the step 1 letter

Disciplinary meetings: employees may sometimes be entitled to legal representation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

An employee may be entitled to have a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing where the outcome of the hearing could deprive him of any future in that profession

Gender bias: EHRC inquiry into financial services sector

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

The EHRC has announced a formal inquiry into gender bias in the financial services industry

Maternity rights: government consultation on EU proposals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

The government is consulting on EU proposals to enhance maternity rights

Contractual disciplinary procedure: employees can claim for loss caused by breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

An employee can claim damages for loss caused by an employer's breach of a contractual disciplinary procedure

Coalition government: further detail on proposals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

The Government has confirmed that it intends to issue an extensive consultation on its commitment to extend the right to request flexible working to all employees, with a view to bringing its proposals into Parliament "later in the year"

Disciplinaries: timing, scope of investigation, relevance of prior incident

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

Three recent decisions clarify a number of points concerning disciplinaries

UK: flexible work delay to extension of rights; ACAS Code and Guide

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

The extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees with six months' employment, and the replacement of the current statutory

UK: Contracts need for clear drafting on summary dismissal and flexi-hours

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

Two recent cases have highlighted the importance of clear drafting in employment contracts. In Robert Bates Wrekin Landscapes v Knight the contract

Redundancy scores: inflating score of woman on maternity leave may be unlawful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

When scoring redundancy candidates against selection criteria based on performance, it may be unlawful to use a period when the woman is on leave and simply give her the maximum score