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EU requires changes to UK law on works councils and discrimination

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2009

The government is consulting until 12 February 2010 on changes to the European Works Council regulations required by a revised EU Directive and due to come into force on 5 June 2011

EU agreement to tough restrictions on bonuses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 2 2010

The European Parliament and Council have, this week, announced proposed amendments to the Capital Requirements Directive, aimed to tackle the "excessive and imprudent risk-taking in the banking sector"

Round-up of UK employment law developments in November 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2012

UK law may need to be amended to protect employees from dismissal because of their political beliefs or affiliation

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

Remuneration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 23 2010

The remuneration aspects of the amended Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 3) are required to be implemented in Member States by 1 January 2011

Agency workers: government's proposals for implementing EU law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2009

The government has set out its proposals for implementing the new EU Directive on agency workers

Disability discrimination: associative discrimination prohibited; voluntary workers without contract not protected

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2009

The EAT has upheld a tribunal ruling that UK disability discrimination law can be construed to comply with ECJ case law prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of association with a disabled person

TUPE: may apply to service company employees working in business being transferred

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2010

The ECJ has ruled that the Acquired Rights Directive on the transfer of undertakings can apply where a business is being sold by an operating company but the employees assigned to work in that business are actually employed by a service company in the group

Tax: VAT charge on retail vouchers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 1 2010

The European Court of Justice has ruled that part payment of salary to employees in the form of retail vouchers is a taxable supply for VAT purposes

New European Works Council rules

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

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