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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


Shareholder status implementation
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

Despite widespread criticism of the proposal during the course of 2013, the new employment status of 'employee shareholder' came into force on 1


Agency workers
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

The UK Government has launched a consultation on reforming legislation which regulates employment agencies and employment businesses. The issues


Not always dismissal for cases of gross misconduct
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

In the case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a tribunal erred when it stated that


EAT "re-writes" section 188 of the Trade Union Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 so that 20 or more proposed redundancies no longer need to be at "one establishment"
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

The requirement that proposed redundancies of 20 or more within a 90 day period must occur "at one establishment" has received lots of attention in


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


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


No implied term requiring payment for unused flexible hours when dismissed
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2014

In Vision Events (UK) Limited v Paterson, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held there was no implied term in an employee's contract whereby he


New employment rules of procedure
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

At the same time as various other changes in employment law on 29 July 2013 (see the July issue of HR Headlines), the new Employment Tribunals Rules


Challenging fees
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2014

In our September 2013 edition of HR Headlines we reported that UNISON had applied for judicial review of the Lord Chancellor's decision to introduce