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New rights for agency workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 14 2011

The landscape for agency workers is about to change

Round-up of employment law developments in June 2011

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 4 2011

Collective redundancy: employees cannot bring representative claims for protective awards

Compensation: career-long loss and apportionment of discrimination damages

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 7 2011

In most cases, future loss of earnings should only be awarded until an employee is likely to obtain an equivalent job; career-long compensation will only be appropriate where there is no real prospect of the employee ever securing an equivalent job

Wages: no obligation to pay wages to employee remanded in custody

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2011

An employee who is unable to work due to being remanded in custody pending a criminal trial is not "unavoidably" prevented from working and so cannot claim that the employer is under an implied duty to pay wages (assuming there is no contrary express term

Government plans for employment law changes

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 7 2011

BIS is consulting until 8 August 2011 on the following proposals

Appeals against dismissal: employer delay may lead to extension of tribunal claim deadline

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 7 2011

Some employers may be tempted to delay an internal appeal against dismissal until the deadline for a tribunal unfair dismissal claim has expired, in the hope that this may prevent the employee litigating

New European Works Council rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • June 7 2011

Amendments to regulations on European Works Councils came into force on 5 June 2011, giving effect to the recast EU Directive

New resources

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 7 2011

Revised CIPDTUC guide on Managing Age reflecting the removal of the default retirement age and other changes

Final agency worker guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2011

BIS's (non-statutory) guidance on the Agency Worker Regulations (coming into force on 1 October 2011) was published in final form on 6 May and then amended slightly to clarify a couple of points

Statutory default retirements: pre-6 April notices may be invalid

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2011

Employers who gave notice to retire employees under the old statutory default retirement age regime in the months running up to 6 April may be in for a nasty surprise: their notices of intended retirement may have been invalid