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UK: changing terms and conditions: need for acceptance and consideration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

Employers wishing to change an employee's terms and conditions need to establish both the employee's agreement to the change, and that consideration

UK: redundancy: preferential treatment required for employee on maternity leave where roles restructured

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

Where an employer decides to replace two roles, one of which is currently held by an employee on maternity (or other family-related) leave, with a

Round-up of UK employment law developments in September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 6 2014

Employment Tribunals now have the power to order an employer who has breached equal pay law to carry out an equal pay audit and publish the audit on

Post-employment comment: duty to take reasonable care may extend beyond formal references

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 6 2011

Employers should warn staff of the danger of making inaccurate statements about an ex-employee

Holiday: right to pay in lieu on termination for prior year entitlement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 17 2009

Employers should make clear that any contractual right to pay in lieu of holiday entitlement on termination only applies to holiday accrued in the final holiday year

Round-up of employment law developments in February 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 5 2012

Employees who live in Britain and commute to work abroad may have unfair dismissal rights in Britain, particularly if the employment contract is governed by British employment law and the employee has been reassured that he will retain British employment law rights

Round-up of UK employment law developments in February 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 7 2014

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged

Bonuses: no implied term requiring employment on payment date

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 1 2010

Employers wishing to withhold a bonus from an employee who has left or is under notice on the bonus payment date should expressly provide this in the scheme rules

Round-up of UK employment law developments in November 2012

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

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

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