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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


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


Employment Appeal Tribunal gives ruling in holiday pay cases
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay BUT the scope for workers to bring claims for arrears


UK employment law changes what’s coming into force this month?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2014

Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be abolished. Most employers will welcome their removal but they should be aware that claimants will


UK Supreme Court grants injunction to stop employer going ahead with disciplinary hearing
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2014

As an employer you will already be aware that if you do not follow a fair disciplinary process then you are likely to end up with a finding of unfair


No, France has not banned employees from checking work emails after 6 p.m.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 11 2014

In the last few days there have been a number of articles in the Contact UK press which have suggested that employer federations and unions in France


"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


Five things you need to know about TUPE 2014 changes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2014

On 31 January 2014 the amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 will come into force. Now that the