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UK: peripatetic employee based abroad not entitled to bring statutory UK employment claims despite work here
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Spending more time in England than any other country does not necessarily mean that a peripatetic employee can claim unfair dismissal here; the key


UK: new resources for employers on facial disfigurement, epilepsy, dementia, holiday pay, right to work checks
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Charity Changing Faces has published guidance to assist employers with handling the issue of facial disfigurement. It advises that employers should


UK: Court of Appeal due to consider whether US exclusive jurisdiction clause or EU jurisdiction rules should prevail
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 9 2015

The Court of Appeal is due to consider whether a UK-domiciled employee's right under EU rules to be sued only in the UK should be given precedence


UK: obligation to register share plans online
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

All companies operating employee share plans in which UK employees participate must register the share plans with HM Revenue and Customs by 6 July


UK: higher standard of investigation may be required where contractual discretion to decide facts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Where an employer had a contractual discretion to decide whether an employee had committed suicide (and therefore whether his widow would receive


UK: non-discriminatory decision lawful despite being based on ‘tainted information’
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Where a decision to dismiss is based on 'tainted information' (supplied to the decision-maker with discriminatory intent), but the decision-maker has


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


UK: European Court of Justice ruling on working time creates headache for employers of peripatetic workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2015

The European Court of Justice has ruled that, for peripatetic employees with no fixed or habitual workplace, time spent travelling from home to the


UK: whistleblowing: “public interest” requirement is low hurdle for workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Whistleblowing law was amended in June 2013 to make protection conditional on the worker holding a reasonable belief that disclosure was in the


UK: unfair dismissal: employers cannot rely on previous warning given in bad faith to justify dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Employers considering dismissal in reliance on a previous &8216;live' disciplinary warning should ensure that any allegations that the warning was