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UK: TUPEcollective redundancies: calculation of protective award for breach of consultation duties

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

A recent EAT ruling has clarified that a tribunal should start with the maximum potential award of 90 days' pay per affected employee for breach of

UK: surrogacy: no EU right to paid leave for commissioning mother

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

For the time being, employers are not required to provide paid leave rights to mothers who have a child using a surrogate, in contrast with those who

UK: new publications subject access requests, tribunal claim statistics, age discrimination in provision of services

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

The Information Commissioner's Office has updated its Code of Practice on handling subject access requests, available here. The Ministry of Justice

UK: family-friendly leave and flexible work: policies will need updating to reflect new rights

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act

UK: evidence at employment tribunals: covert recordings admissible

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

Employers should ensure managers holding or attending disciplinary or grievance hearings with an employee are aware of the risk of making

UK: national minimum wage: updated enforcement policy and new rates

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

BIS has published its updated policy on enforcement of the national minimum wage, which includes the revised scheme for naming and shaming employers

UK: changes to employment law in force 6 April 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

Employers should bear in mind the following changes which apply from 6 April 2014 (click on the links for summaries of the changes in previous

UK: Tribunals new compensation limits from April 2014

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

From 6 April 2014, the cap on the unfair dismissal compensatory award will increase from £74,200 to £76,574 and the cap on weekly pay (used to

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

UK: Same-sex marriage implications for employers with occupational pension schemes

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

Employers with occupational pension schemes may need to consider amendments to scheme rules in light of the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act 2013, key