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Disciplinegrievances: employees can choose 'unreasonable' companion
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The EAT has ruled that employees exercising the statutory right to be accompanied at a disciplinary or grievance hearing are entitled to have present


Holiday: right to carry over can be limited to 4 week EU-derived entitlement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

Recent ECJ case law has established that workers unable to take statutory holiday due to sickness must be permitted to carry over their unused


Round-up of UK employment law developments in May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2014

Employers should review their approach to calculating holiday pay for employees and workers who have fixed normal hours but receive variable payments


UK: appeal news tribunal fees, unfair dismissal compensation cap, retirement age
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2014

UNISON has been granted permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal in its judicial review application challenging the introduction of tribunal fees


UK: New resources flexible work form, SPL guide, illegal work, disabled employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2014

The Government has published the following new resources for employers: a standard form for employees to use when making a flexible working


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: whistleblowing: sequence of communications protected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The EAT has confirmed that employees seeking to establish whistleblowing protection can rely on multiple communications taken together to establish a


Round-up of UK employment law developments in September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2014

Employment Tribunals now have the power to order an employer who has breached equal pay law to carry out an equal pay audit and publish the audit on


Round-up of UK employment law developments in June 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2014

The Government has published its response to last year'sconsultation on the proposal to require tribunals to order equal pay audits where an employer


Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se