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UK: unfair dismissal: in depth investigation of employee’s explanations for misconduct will not always be necessary
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the requirement that an employer carry out a reasonable investigation into allegations of misconduct (in order for


UK: consultations on tax treatment of termination payments, IR35 and Sunday trading
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

The Summer Budget announced a number of forthcoming consultations which have now been published: The HMRC consult


UK: new resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

BIS has made available a new online calculator for maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. It has also updated its shared parental leave


UK: whistleblowing: normal jurisdictional test applies for unfair dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

The usual territorial limits for unfair dismissal claims apply to whistleblowing claims for automatically unfair dismissal or detriment, according to


Round-up of UK employment law developments in December 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Most unlawful deductions from wages claims will be subject to a two year limitation under regulations coming into force on 8 January 2015. This will


UK: remuneration: deduction of training costs from final salary payment on termination could lead to breach of National Minimum Wage Regulations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Deductions from a final salary payment to repay training costs can only be ignored when calculating whether the employee has received the national


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: women on boards: Voluntary Code for Executive Search firms March 2014 review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2014

In a review of the Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search firms, published on 4 March 2014, Charlotte Sweeney considers whether the Code


UK: new publications new TUPE, informal discrimination questionnaires, breastfeeding
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Changes to TUPE came into force on 31 January 2014 and are summarised in our blog here. The Government has issued amended guidance on TUPE to reflect