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Reform of TUPE
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

The Coalition Government made much of its plans to cut red-tape for business. One area it identified as ready for reform was TUPE. It therefore began


Anti-fox hunting beliefs protected under discrimination law
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

An employment tribunal has held that the Claimant's belief in the sanctity of life, which extends to his fervent anti-fox hunting belief, constitutes a philosophical belief protected under discrimination law


Unilateral changes to contracts of employment
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

An employer may be entitled to make unilateral changes to a contract of employment where the contract gives the express right to do so


Morrisons Supermarkets not vicariously liable for an employee’s attack on customer
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2014

In February 2014, the Court of Appeal ("COA") determined that Morrisons was not vicariously liable for the acts of an employee who assaulted a


Occupational pension schemes - member-nominated trustees and directors
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2007

The requirements for occupational pension schemes to have member-nominated trustees (“MNTs”) or, for sole trustee companies, to have member-nominated directors (“MNDs”) have been amended by the Pensions Act 2004 (the “Act”) and the associated Occupational Pension Schemes (Member-Nominated Trustees and Directors) Regulations 2006


FCPA 2016 Year in Review
  • Jones Day
  • Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 30 2017

In 2016, a year after the sharp decrease in both the number and size of corporate FCPA resolutions, the DOJ's and SEC's enforcement activity


Default Retirement Age is lawful
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2009

The High Court has ruled that the UK's Default Retirement Age ("DRA") of 65 is not incompatible with the European Equal Treatment Framework Directive


Redundancies
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From 6 April 2013, where an employer envisages making 100 or more employees redundant within a 90-day period, the minimum period of consultation that


European Labour & Employment Update
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

In early spring 2016, the French government put a bill before Parliament proposing reforms to French labour law. The intention was to introduce more


The whistle blows - signifying the introduction of new whistleblowing legislation, HR headlines
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

New legislation concerning whistleblowing came into force on 25 June 2013. Broadly, the changes set out in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act