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UK: New resources flexible work form, SPL guide, illegal work, disabled employees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2014

The Government has published the following new resources for employers: a standard form for employees to use when making a flexible working

UK: Restrictive covenants Court of Appeal refuses to correct poor drafting

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 5 2014

A recent case highlights the importance of careful and tailored drafting of covenants. Read literally, a covenant prohibited an ex-employee from

Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se

UK: ECJ opinion that obesity is not a disability, but severely obese employees may be disabled

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the

UK: Legislative reform: whistleblowing, zero hours and other changes

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Following proposals outlined in the Queen's Speech, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill has now been published. It includes the

UK: EU legislation update: board diversity and pregnant workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The President of the Council of Ministers has issued a Progress Report confirming that there is not yet consensus on passing the EU Gender Directive

UK: Disability: scope of duty to make reasonable adjustments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that neither EU nor UK law impose on an employer a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disablity to accommodate

UK: Equal pay audits: draft regulations published for implementation on 1 October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

The Government has published its response to last year's consultation on the proposal to require tribunals to order equal pay audits where an

UK: Resignation without notice: deduction from pay lawful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The EAT has ruled that it was not an unenforceable penalty for a contract to include a clause deducting a payment equal to the salary for the period

Round-up of UK employment law developments in June 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 8 2014

The Government has published its response to last year'sconsultation on the proposal to require tribunals to order equal pay audits where an employer