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Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be repealed, but employers should be aware that claimants will still be able to make enquiries - just


Disciplinary investigations how far must you go?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2013

November 2013 How far must an employer go when investigating an allegation of misconduct? This is often something that employers are concerned about


UK employment law changes - what’s coming into force on 1 October?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2014

The National Minimum Wage rates applying from 1 October: The adult rate for workers aged 21 and over will increase by 19p from £6.31 to £6.50 per


Can obesity amount to a disability? Yes, says European Advocate General
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his


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


New SMP etc. rates from April 2014
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 7 2014

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced the proposed rates for Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Ordinary and Additional


"Woolworths case" European Advocate General gives his opinion and it is encouraging news for UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General has today given his Opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) regarding the scope of an "establishment" for the


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