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UK: appeal news: collective redundancies, tribunal fees

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

The ECJ has confirmed that it will deliver its ruling on the UK trigger for collective redundancy consultation in the Woolworths case on 30 April

UK: legislative changes April 2015: family-related leave, rates, Acas Code

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

The new shared parental leave and pay regime came into operation on 5 April 2015 (applying to parents of children expected to be born, or placed for

UK: duty to make reasonable adjustments: employers not fixed with constructive knowledge of disability provided took reasonable steps to investigate

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

An employer's failure to investigate discrepancies in an occupational health report (which found no disability) will not necessarily fix it with

UK: legislative changes October 2015: tribunal recommendations and NMW

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

The Deregulation Act 2015, given Royal Assent on 26 March, removes the current power of Employment Tribunals to make wider recommendations for the

UK: new publications

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

BIS has published Guidance for employers on whistleblowing, available here. It contains recommendations for writing and promoting whistleblowing

UK: small business, enterprise and employment act 2015: mandatory gender pay gap reports and zero hours contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill also received Royal Assent on 26 March, though commencement orders will be needed to bring the

UK: TUPE: SPC despite service being provided to more than one client

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2015

The EAT has ruled that there can theoretically be a change of service provider covered by TUPE even where the service is provided to more than one

Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2015

The new shared parental leave and pay regime came into operation on 5 April 2015 (applying to parents of children expected to be born, or placed for

UK: tribunal confirms that UK regulations can be read as requiring commission to be reflected in statutory holiday pay

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

Readers will be familiar with recent EU and UK caselaw ruling that the UK Working Time Regulations fail to properly implement EU law, which

UK: termination: employers can rely on historic repudiatory breach to dismiss summarily on discovery of the breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

Employers may be able to dismiss summarily and defeat a wrongful dismissal claim if they discover a repudiatory breach by the employee, even where