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UK: Tribunal breach of contract claims set-off defence available to employer as alternative to counterclaim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

The EAT has confirmed that an employer facing a breach of contract claim in the tribunal may be able to recover sums owed to it by the employee (eg

UK: shared parental leave further regulations and guidance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

BIS has published further sets of draft regulations connected with the new SPL regime, available here. These extend the regime to parents fostering

UK: discipline no breach of duty in instituting disciplinary proceedings where within range of reasonable responses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

Employers will not breach their duty of care by starting the disciplinary process where this is objectively within the range of reasonable responses

UK: constructive dismissal claim not prevented by employee’s prior repudiatory breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

The EAT has ruled that an employee who has committed a prior repudiatory breach can still bring a constructive unfair dismissal claim, in this case

UK: termination employees can be held to notice period and need not be paid if they refuse to work

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court ruling that, if an employee leaves without giving contractual notice (save in constructive dismissal

UK: new publications employment status review, industrial disputes report, and guidance on BYOD, tax-free childcare and surveillance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

BIS has launched an employment review intended to "help clarify and potentially strengthen the employment status of up to a million British workers"

Round-up of UK employment law developments in October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2014

“Non-guaranteed” compulsory overtime pay (“non-guaranteed” in that the employer is not obliged to offer overtime, but it is compulsory for the worker

UK: statutory holiday pay EAT confirms pay for non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

"Non-guaranteed" compulsory overtime pay ("non-guaranteed" in that the employer is not obliged to offer overtime, but it is compulsory for the worker

UK: executive remuneration and share plans

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

The FRC has published a revised version of the UK Corporate Governance Code which applies to UK listed companies for reporting years beginning on or

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian