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UK: new publications subject access requests, tribunal claim statistics, age discrimination in provision of services
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

The Information Commissioner's Office has updated its Code of Practice on handling subject access requests, available here. The Ministry of Justice


UK: Restrictive covenants Court of Appeal refuses to correct poor drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2014

A recent case highlights the importance of careful and tailored drafting of covenants. Read literally, a covenant prohibited an ex-employee from


UK: TUPEcollective redundancies: calculation of protective award for breach of consultation duties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

A recent EAT ruling has clarified that a tribunal should start with the maximum potential award of 90 days' pay per affected employee for breach of


UK: national minimum wage: updated enforcement policy and new rates
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

BIS has published its updated policy on enforcement of the national minimum wage, which includes the revised scheme for naming and shaming employers


UK: changes to employment law in force 6 April 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

Employers should bear in mind the following changes which apply from 6 April 2014 (click on the links for summaries of the changes in previous


Maternity: potential change to rights on surrogacy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

Two conflicting ECJ Advocate General opinions have been given on the issue of whether an intended mother who has a baby via surrogacy should be


New resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

The Disclosure & Barring Service has produced a new Guide for Employers following changes to the criminal records regime, available here


Shared parental leave: ECJ rejects arguments that threatened UK government plans
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 9 2013

According to the ECJ, EU law permits a national law providing for shared maternity leave on the basis that the mother must be employed and covered by


UK: amendments to TUPE finalised and in force 31 January 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2014

Parliament has now approved the final regulations amending TUPE and collective redundancy law, with effect (in most part) from 31 January 2014; a


Subject access requests: employer's refusal to comply contributed to unfair dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

Refusing to comply with a subject access request may contribute to the unfairness of a subsequent dismissal, where the tribunal considers that the