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Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States


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


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


The use of surveillance film in disciplinary proceedings
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2011

Where surveillance film is relied upon as evidence of the fairness of an employee's dismissal, footage should be examined by an expert and any investigation should be fairly and thoroughly undertaken


Vento guidelines increased
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2009

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Da'Bell v NSPCC (to be reported) that the three bands for Vento damages for injury to feelings in discrimination cases should be increased to reflect inflation


Validity of final warnings where employee does not appeal
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

When deciding whether or not it is reasonable for an employer to dismiss an employee, the tribunal may look behind the employer's decision to issue a prior final warning even where the employee failed to appeal that prior final warning


Change in the law of third-party harassment
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

From 1 October 2013 Section 65 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 will come into force. One of the effects of this new section is that


Restrictive covenants
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

2014 saw good news for employers seeking to protect their businesses from ex-employees attempting to compete or divert business opportunities. In


UK: new "employee shareholder" status
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2013

Since September 1, 2013, employees have been able to trade certain employment rights otherwise guaranteed by law for shares in their employer. Such


Fee fantastic or fee fury? Employers wanting to avoid unmeritorious claims might welcome the new fees, but unison is applying for judicial review
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

From the 29 July 2013, the new fee regime for issuing and hearing claims in the Employment Tribunal ("ET") and Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT"