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UK employment law changes from 1 October action points for employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

A new right now available to employees and qualifying agency workers. It applies to the pregnant woman’s husband, civil partner or partner (including


Zero hours contracts - UK government consults on tackling avoidance of the ban on exclusivity clauses
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2014

The Government announced in June (see our 25 June alert) that it intends to "ban" the use of exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts. The


European court rules that obesity is not a disability but its effects may be
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

In Kaltoft v Billund Kommune the ECJ has today confirmed that obesity does not in itself constitute a disability for the purposes of the EU Equal


“Woolworths case” European Court gives positive ruling for UK employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The European Court of Justice has today given its decision in the "Woolworths case" concerning the duty to consult collectively under the Collective


USA v Nolan: Supreme Court confirms that s.188 applies to US base in UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2015

Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the long running collective redundancy consultation case of USA v Nolan. But before you get


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


Woolworths case to be referred to the ECJ
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

Yesterday the Court of Appeal decided to refer the "Woolworths case" to the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ). This turn of events was not


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Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be repealed, but employers should be aware that claimants will still be able to make enquiries - just


Workers on long-term sick leave: only the basic 4 weeks’ annual leave can be carried over
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

In a helpful decision for employers, the EAT in Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy has ruled that a worker on long-term sick leave could only carry over