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Round-up of UK employment law developments in April 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

Employers may need to distance themselves from discriminatory remarks made by shareholders who are closely connected to or wield influence over the


UK: disability: employers cannot outsource judgement on whether individual disabled
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Employers should apply their own minds to the statutory test for deciding whether an employee is disabled and should not simply accept occupational


Government announcements: workers' rights post Brexit, employee representation on boards, employment of foreign workers, and review of modern employment practices
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

At the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May announced plans to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives direct effect to EU law in


UK: disciplinary process: implied right to fair process enforceable by injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Supreme Court has ruled that there is an implied contractual right to a fair disciplinary process, a serious breach of which could enable an


UK: amendments to TUPE finalised and in force 31 January 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2014

Parliament has now approved the final regulations amending TUPE and collective redundancy law, with effect (in most part) from 31 January 2014; a


Round-up of UK employment law developments in February 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged


UK: collective redundancy obligations: Woolworths case referred to ECJ
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Court of Appeal has decided to refer to the European Court of Justice the case ofUSDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


UK: surrogacy: no EU right to paid leave for commissioning mother
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

For the time being, employers are not required to provide paid leave rights to mothers who have a child using a surrogate, in contrast with those who


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