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Dismissal: intention to terminate must be clear

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

Employers who decide to end an employee's employment should ensure that decision is clearly communicated to the employee

Equality Bill published

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

The long-awaited Equality Bill has finally been published

Equal pay update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

Employers cannot get an equal pay tribunal claim thrown out simply because the employee has failed to identify his comparators in the written grievance

Inability to carry out common work activities can be disability

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

An employee's inability to carry out a work activity that is common to a range of industries is enough to qualify as disabled

TUPE: unfair dismissal where new service provider in different location

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

TUPE applied to the retendering of a contract to provide conveyancing services

Statutory redundancy pay to increase from October 2009

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 6 2009

In his latest budget the Chancellor announced an increase to the ceiling on a week's pay used to calculate statutory redundancy payment

Discrimination: environmental concerns may be protected philosophical belief

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

Environmental concerns influencing an employee's whole lifestyle can be a philosophical belief, so that discrimination on grounds of that belief is unlawful

Working time: employers can designate inactive time as statutory holiday

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

Workers are not entitled to insist on taking annual leave during periods when they would otherwise be working

Disciplinary meetings: employees may sometimes be entitled to legal representation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

An employee may be entitled to have a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing where the outcome of the hearing could deprive him of any future in that profession

Gender bias: EHRC inquiry into financial services sector

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 6 2009

The EHRC has announced a formal inquiry into gender bias in the financial services industry