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When does a change in service provider constitute a TUPE transfer?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

In Metropolitan Resources Ltd v Churchill Dulwich Ltd & ors the EAT has now made it clear that in trying to work out whether a change in service provider constitutes a TUPE transfer the parties (and ultimately a Tribunal) should ask themselves two questions


Swine flu what should you be doing?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2009

In recent weeks we have been contacted by an increasing number of clients with questions about the employment law implications of the current swine flu pandemic


Are workers on long-term sick entitled to paid annual leave?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2009

Believe it or not, the Tribunals and Courts have been debating this issue since 2003 when Mr Ainsworth and his colleagues first presented their claims for unpaid holiday pay


Spanish attempts to halt early retirement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • April 23 2009

The Spanish government is considering introducing measures to stop employers using early retirement as a way of cutting jobs in the current climate


Be clear about the termination date
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2009

Negotiations over the terms of a Compromise Agreement can sometimes become protracted and the proposed termination date set out in the draft Agreement may come and go


Italy cracks down on strikes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Italy
  • April 23 2009

In the last few years Italy has regularly been crippled by nationwide strikes, especially in the transport sector


German government promotes share ownership
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • April 23 2009

In an attempt to further promote employee share ownership the Upper House of the German Parliament recently approved new legislation granting tax incentives to employees who acquire shares in the company they work for


Social responsibility in sub-contracting chains
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • April 23 2009

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for more social responsibility in sub-contracting chains, in particular the need for legislation introducing joint and several liability to deal with the cross-border dimensions of sub-contracting


French court outlaws snooping
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 23 2009

In a recent case the French Supreme Court ruled that unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as a bomb scare, employers have no legal right to search the contents of their employees’ bags unless they have given their prior consent


Other European news in brief
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • August 20 2009

On 1 July 2009 France’s national minimum hourly wage increased from 8.71 to 8.82