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UK: Resignation without notice: deduction from pay lawful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The EAT has ruled that it was not an unenforceable penalty for a contract to include a clause deducting a payment equal to the salary for the period

UK: appeal news tribunal fees, unfair dismissal compensation cap, retirement age

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 9 2014

UNISON has been granted permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal in its judicial review application challenging the introduction of tribunal fees

UK: employers should review holiday pay following ECJ ruling

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2014

Employers should review their approach to calculating holiday pay for employees and workers who have fixed normal hours but receive variable payments

UK: industrial action: UK prohibition on secondary action upheld; independent review of law

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Employers will welcome news that secondary industrial action, or 'sympathy strikes', remains unlawful despite the RMT's challenge before the European

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act

UK: evidence at employment tribunals: covert recordings admissible

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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: Contracts need for clear drafting on summary dismissal and flexi-hours

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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