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UK: Risks of breaching reasonable expectations of pension scheme members

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2014

The High Court has held that an employer breached its duty of good faith to its pension scheme members by proposing changes that ‘confounded’ their reasonable expectations that their benefit accrual would continue in the future except in certain circumstances

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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: 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

Tailored for shale: Licence terms altered for new UK onshore oil and gas licences

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

Licences issued for awards of acreage in the expected 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round will incorporate new model clauses that make allowance

Court of Appeal confirms account of profits available as remedy for dishonest assistance

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

Some, if not quite born trustees, are appointed as such at the outset of a trust. Some achieve trusteeship at some later stage. And some have some

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: Resignation without notice: deduction from pay lawful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

“A delicate matter”: English court considers enforcement of awards set aside by the courts of the seat and ability to claim post-award interest in those circumstances

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Russia, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

In the case of Yukos Capital SARL v OJSC Rosneft Oil Company 2014 EWHC 1288 (Comm) the English Court considered two preliminary issues relating to