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UK disciplinary and grievance procedures: changes to ACAS code

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

In December 2013 ACAS consulted on changes to its Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures to reflect the EAT ruling in Toal v GB

UK: termination: dismissal for tweets from private account may be fair

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

It may be fair to dismiss an employee for posting offensive tweets on a personal Twitter account in the employee's own time, depending on the facts

Tort of inducement to breach of contract requires actual knowledge and an intention to interfere

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2007

The House of Lords (HL) has delivered a significant decision on the scope of economic torts and, in particular, the distinction between the tort of procuring a breach of contract and the tort of unlawful interference

UK: new resources

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

BIS has made available a new online calculator for maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. It has also updated its shared parental leave

UK: termination: need for careful drafting of dismissal letter highlighted

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

Employers should avoid attaching emotive labels when informing employees of the findings of disciplinary panels. The Court of Appeal in

Round-up of UK employment law developments in December 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

Most unlawful deductions from wages claims will be subject to a two year limitation under regulations coming into force on 8 January 2015. This will

UK: statutory holiday: workers have right to carry over where prevented from taking holiday for reasons not limited to sickness

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

Workers who have been unable or unwilling to take their statutory holiday entitlement for reasons beyond their control, including but not limited to

Recent TUPE cases: transfer of union recognition and post-transfer dismissals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 9 2010

On a TUPE transfer, trade union recognition only transfers if the transferred entity maintains an identity distinct from the rest of the transferee's undertaking

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

International secondments: legal and practical issues for companies managing overseas workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • April 17 2012

Increasing labour mobility and growing numbers of multinational companies operating across borders make it is essential for employment lawyers to understand the international aspects of employment law