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UK employment law reforms announced
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2011

After a period of relative inactivity on the employment law front, the Government has now set out a number of new proposals and reforms in what it is calling its “most radical reform to the employment law system for decades”


Recruitment condition of recent paid work was sex discriminatory
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2012

A job candidate rejected because she did not have recent paid work experience after taking time out to look after her children has been awarded compensation by an Employment Tribunal in Northern Ireland (Crilly v Ballymagroarty Hazelbank Community Partnership


UK Government provides further details on “protected conversations”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2012

Last year the Government said it wanted to allow employers to have “frank discussions” with staff about performance or retirement without fear of such exchanges being used against them in subsequent Employment Tribunal proceedings


Do employees on long-term sick leave have to request holiday to be paid for it?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2011

Yes, according to the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Fraser v Southwest London St. George’s Mental Health Trust


Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references


New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October 2011
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2011

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the National Minimum Wage rates that will apply from 1 October 2011:The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 15p from £5


Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2010

The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality


Sick notes to be replaced by ‘Fit Notes' from 6 April 2010
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2010

From 6 April 2010, the sick note an employee currently has to obtain from his GP if he is absent from work for eight days or more will be replaced by a new "Statement of Fitness for Work" medical statement (known as a "Fit Note") in the form below


What’s coming into force in April 2011?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

A number of employment law changes will be taking place in April 2011


Changes to employers’ redundancy obligations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • June 14 2010

A new Act dated 18 May 2010 has changed French employers' obligations in respect of redundancies