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UK: termination: need for careful drafting of dismissal letter highlighted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Employers should avoid attaching emotive labels when informing employees of the findings of disciplinary panels. The Court of Appeal in


UK: unfair dismissal: ‘virtual’ employee teleworking from overseas for UK business can bring claim here
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

Employers should bear in mind the scope for employees working abroad to bring claims here, even where it has been the employee's choice to relocate


Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures: changes may be needed to reflect revised ACAS Code
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

In December 2013 Acas consulted on changes to its Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures to reflect the EAT ruling inToal v GB Oils


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: family-friendly leave and flexible work: policies will need updating to reflect new rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act


Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act


Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2013

The minimum period between starting consultation on 100 or more proposed redundancies and the first dismissal taking effect has been reduced from 90


UK: employers should review holiday pay following ECJ ruling
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 27 2014

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


UK: Discipline: raising non-urgent or trivial concerns while an employee is on stress-related sick leave may amount to constructive dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2016

Employers should consider carefully whether it is necessary to raise disciplinary concerns with an employee while they are absent on stress-related


UK: Government publishes response to consultation on whistleblowing framework
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

On Wednesday, the Government published its response to its most recent call for evidence on the UK whistleblowing framework (available here). Despite