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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

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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Round-up of UK employment law developments October 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2012

Employers could face a substantial increase in historic equal pay claims

Working time: EU law allows employees to reclaim holiday if they are ill

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2009

A worker who is sick during statutory holiday should be allowed under EU law to take the holiday at a later date, if necessary in the following holiday year, according to the ECJ

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - remuneration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 21 2011

It is imperative for HR professionals, in-house counsel, compliance officers and others with responsibility for remuneration-related issues within firms who will be covered by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ("AIFMD") to be aware of the impact of the AIFMD on the structure and form of remuneration

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

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