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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


Holiday pay: Northern Irish ruling that employers may need to include voluntary overtime pay in calculation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

In Patterson v Castlereagh BC the Northern Irish Court of Appeal has given its view that, in principle, voluntary overtime pay may need to be


UK: indirect discrimination: claimants must show why disadvantage arises for protected group
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Employers will welcome a Court of Appeal ruling that it is not enough for claimants seeking to establish indirect discrimination to produce


UK: religious discrimination: dismissal of nursery worker for discussing religious views on homosexuality was unlawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Employers may have a legitimate aim in wishing to prohibit discussion of religious views on homosexuality in the workplace, but should ensure the


UK: changing terms and conditions: need for acceptance and consideration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2014

Employers wishing to change an employee's terms and conditions need to establish both the employee's agreement to the change, and that consideration


UK: redundancy: preferential treatment required for employee on maternity leave where roles restructured
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2014

Where an employer decides to replace two roles, one of which is currently held by an employee on maternity (or other family-related) leave, with a


UK: TUPE: impact of transfer on time limit for harassment claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2014

A transferee may face claims for pre-transfer harassment lodged more than three months after the transfer where the perpetrator continues to harass


UK: new publications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

BIS has published Guidance for employers on whistleblowing, available here. It contains recommendations for writing and promoting whistleblowing


UK: small business, enterprise and employment act 2015: mandatory gender pay gap reports and zero hours contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill also received Royal Assent on 26 March, though commencement orders will be needed to bring the


Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2015

The new shared parental leave and pay regime came into operation on 5 April 2015 (applying to parents of children expected to be born, or placed for