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UK: jurisdiction: scope for suing non-EU employers in UK extended by recast Brussels Regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 10 2015

The recast Brussels Regulation introduced significant changes to the EU rules on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments for proceedings from

UK: Fit for Work: employer guidance recommends review of sickness policies

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

The DWP has published guidance notes on the new Fit for Work scheme being phased in over 2015, recommending that employers update their sickness

Europe: EU employers face significant financial risk due to holiday pay ruling

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

In May 2014 the European Court of Justice ruled that pay for statutory holiday entitlement under the EU Working Time Directive must reflect 'normal

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: new resources

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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: dismissal for tweets from private account may be fair

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

UK: whistleblowing: normal jurisdictional test applies for unfair dismissal

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

The usual territorial limits for unfair dismissal claims apply to whistleblowing claims for automatically unfair dismissal or detriment, according to

UK: tribunal fees: second judicial review challenge rejected

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

The High Court has rejected Unison's second judicial review claim challenging the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in July 2013. The court

UK: race discrimination: ‘race’ may encompass caste

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

The EAT has confirmed that, although the Equality Act does not yet expressly include caste as a protected characteristic, it is included within the