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UK: evidence at employment tribunals: covert recordings admissible

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

Employers should ensure managers holding or attending disciplinary or grievance hearings with an employee are aware of the risk of making

UK: TUPEcollective redundancies: calculation of protective award for breach of consultation duties

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

A recent EAT ruling has clarified that a tribunal should start with the maximum potential award of 90 days' pay per affected employee for breach of

UK: surrogacy: no EU right to paid leave for commissioning mother

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2014

For the time being, employers are not required to provide paid leave rights to mothers who have a child using a surrogate, in contrast with those who

UK: Tribunal fees: judicial review application; recoupment of fees from losing employer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Unison's challenge to the introduction of tribunal fees has been dismissed by the High Court, in large part because it was brought too early before

UK: Discrimination Equality Act does prohibit post-employment victimisation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

Following two conflicting EAT decisions last year (see here), the Court of Appeal has now ruled that the Equality Act should be read as prohibiting

UK: Disability time limit for reasonable adjustment claim may be affected by employer’s commitment to review decision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

An EAT has ruled that, as the duty to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled employee is a continuing duty, a failure to comply with that duty

UK: Contracts need for clear drafting on summary dismissal and flexi-hours

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

Two recent cases have highlighted the importance of clear drafting in employment contracts. In Robert Bates Wrekin Landscapes v Knight the contract

UK: Disciplinaries use of external consultants

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

Employers faced with disciplining a senior employee, or those with small workforces, may wish to use an external adviser for part of the disciplinary

UK: early conciliation details and implementation date confirmed

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

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

UK: TUPE Court of Appeal upholds ruling that harmonisation dismissals unfair

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT's ruling that dismissing employees who refused to accept harmonised employment terms following a TUPE transfer