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Employers need an express contractual right to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

In McMillan v Airedale NHS Foundation Trust the Court of Appeal considered whether an employer could increase a sanction on appeal in a disciplinary

Let the games begin dealing with increased holiday requests

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

The 2014 Commonwealth Games are now underway in Glasgow! Given that the Games are likely to lead to an increase in unauthorised absence, employers

Court of Appeal upholds TCC decision on indemnity

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

In Greenwich Millennium Village Limited v Essex Services Group PLC & Others, the Court of Appeal considered an indemnity clause in circumstances

Employment mediations an insider’s guide, part 3

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

In Part 1 of this series I referred to some of the basic principles underlying a successful mediation. But why should the parties consider themselves

Rejecting contractual changes leads to 'fair' dismissal

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

In this employer-friendly decision concerning changing terms and conditions of employment, the company wanted to make changes to the terms and

Fees for intervention in the UK a matter of perception

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

The UK Government has recently published its response to the Triennial Review of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). One of the areas considered

Partners in an LLP may have to be auto-enrolled

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

The Supreme Court has held in the case of Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates van Winkelhof, that a member of a limited liability partnership was a

Shanks v Unilever plc & others

  • AA Thornton & Co
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

When an employee is employed to invent, any financial benefit derived from inventions created in their normal course of duties shall belong to their

UK: Revised draft regulations fail to simplify shared parental leave regime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

In March 2014 draft regulations to implement the new shared parental leave right (due to apply to births from April 2015) were published for consultation. They were heavily criticised by commentators for their complexity, in particular the numerous notifications that employees must give to exercise their rights. Hopes of a change in approach in response to those views have been dashed. The Government has now published revised drafts which simplify the drafting in a few areas and clarify a few points of detail, but basically retain the complex system of notices as it was. The drafts will now be reviewed by Parliament, but the framework is unlikely to change substantially. BIS has promised guidance and precedent notices and it is to be hoped that these will be published soon to assist employers in starting to update their policies

UK employees entitled to extra pay during annual leave

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

The European Court of Justice has recently decided in the case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd (Case C-53912) that an employee should receive