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Do you need to make sure your workers take a break during the workday
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

Under UK law, the starting point is that a worker is entitled to a rest break of 20 Minutes, where he or she works for more than six hours a day


Statutory Maternity Pay must be expressly referred to in settlement agreements
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The case of Campus Living Villages UK v. HMRC and Sexton is a reminder to employers that, if a Statutory Maternity Payment (SMP) is included in a


High Court Brexit ruling the government cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

The High Court in R(Miller) v. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has held that the UK government cannot trigger Article 50 of the


Why restrictive covenants must be fit for purpose
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

For employers, the turn of the year is a double-edged sword: it is the best time to find new hires, but


Guidance on new judicial assessment procedure in employment tribunals published
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Judge Brian Doyle, the President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), has issued Presidential Guidance on the protocol for “judicial


An agreement tainted by illegality
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Hughes v. The Coupers Partnership Ltd (CPL) UKEAT 0078_16 has provided a reminder of the concept of illegality. The facts Mr Hughes was a commercial


LLP members not whistling in the dark
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The UK Supreme Court has ruled in Clyde & Co v. Bates van Winkelhof 2014 UKSC 32 that members of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are workers


Employees TUPE transfer after a share sale
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

TUPE applies when there is a business transfer but not normally when a company is acquired by a share purchase. Here, after a share purchase by a


Absolute right to be accompanied
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2014

Employees have a statutory right to be accompanied by a colleague or trade union representative to a disciplinary or grievance meeting. Two


Religious discrimination: landmark decision in the case of Eweida & others v. UK
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

After seven years of court action and numerous appeals, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that British Airways check-in operator