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Parental leave

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

The amount of unpaid parental leave that can be taken per child increased from 13 to 18 weeks on 8 March 2013. Employers should review, and if

Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references

Unfair dismissal qualifying period may increase to two years

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 2 2010

The Government is contemplating increasing the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims from one to two years

What’s coming into force in October 2011?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 13 2011

The key employment law changes taking place on 1 October 2011 are these

UK Government provides further details on “protected conversations”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Last year the Government said it wanted to allow employers to have “frank discussions” with staff about performance or retirement without fear of such exchanges being used against them in subsequent Employment Tribunal proceedings

Necessity the mother of implication?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2010

Businesses with concerns about inadvertently finding themselves the employer of people they thought were agency workers may be comforted by the recent Court of Appeal case of Alstom Transport v Tilson

Can cost considerations alone justify age discrimination?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 26 2012

The answer is still no, according to the Court of Appeal, but the good news is that they can still be taken into account

Changes to collective redundancy rules

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

The current 90-day minimum period for collective redundancies of 100 or more employees at one establishment will be reduced to 45 days. The

When is depression a disability? EAT guidance on how to approach the issue

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2010

In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion

The Woolworths case - watch out if....You are making redundancies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 2 2013

As the duty to consult collectively may be triggered, even if you are making less than 20 employees redundant at any one location. A few weeks ago