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Employee shareholders
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

In Autumn 2013, the UK Government is introducing a new employee shareholder arrangement whereby employees can give up some of their employment rights


Discrimination
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be repealed, but employers should be aware that claimants will still be able to make enquiries - just


Unfair dismissal qualifying period may increase to two years
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2010

The Government is contemplating increasing the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims from one to two years


Have you updated your flexible working policy?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2014

On 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees with at least 26 weeks' continuous service, rather than just


Watch out if...you rely on occupational health advice to decide whether an employee is disabled
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

Many employers rely on the advice of occupational health advisers when trying to determine whether an employee is disabled for the purposes of the


Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the


Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people


Shared parental leave: 10 things you need to know
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2015

The new rights apply to parents of children due on or after 5 April 2015. Similar rights apply to adoptive parents, as well as to parents of a child


Employers should cover e-cigarettes in their no-smoking policies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2015

In one of the first cases concerning the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, an Employment Tribunal has found in Insley v Accent Catering that a


UK employment law changes what’s coming into force in April?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2015

The much heralded Shared Parental Leave (and Pay) provisions will take effect in April. The new rights apply to parents of babies due on or after 5