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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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: Disciplinaries use of external consultants

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

Employers faced with disciplining a senior employee, or those with small workforces, may wish to use an external adviser for part of the disciplinary

UK: Tribunal fees: judicial review application; recoupment of fees from losing employer

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

Unison's challenge to the introduction of tribunal fees has been dismissed by the High Court, in large part because it was brought too early before

UK: Discrimination Equality Act does prohibit post-employment victimisation

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

Following two conflicting EAT decisions last year (see here), the Court of Appeal has now ruled that the Equality Act should be read as prohibiting

UK: Disability time limit for reasonable adjustment claim may be affected by employer’s commitment to review decision

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

An EAT has ruled that, as the duty to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled employee is a continuing duty, a failure to comply with that duty

UK: TUPE Court of Appeal upholds ruling that harmonisation dismissals unfair

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

The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT's ruling that dismissing employees who refused to accept harmonised employment terms following a TUPE transfer

UK: early conciliation details and implementation date confirmed

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

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged

UK: Implementation dates flexible work and shared parental leave, employer penalties, rehabilitation periods, abolition of statutory sick pay recoupment

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

According to a BIS Press Office tweet, the proposed extension to the right to request flexible working to all employees with six months' employment

UK: agency workers: meaning of “temporary”

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

Workers supplied by an agency on an open-ended basis, rather than for a fixed term, are not covered by the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 as these

UK: termination: scope of “without prejudice” protection

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

The EAT has confirmed that there is clearly a "potential dispute" giving rise to "without prejudice" protection where an employer has announced an