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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: 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


UK: tribunal fees: second judicial review challenge rejected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

The High Court has rejected Unison's second judicial review claim challenging the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in July 2013. The court


UK: race discrimination: ‘race’ may encompass caste
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

The EAT has confirmed that, although the Equality Act does not yet expressly include caste as a protected characteristic, it is included within the


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


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

“Non-guaranteed” compulsory overtime pay (“non-guaranteed” in that the employer is not obliged to offer overtime, but it is compulsory for the worker


UK: discipline no breach of duty in instituting disciplinary proceedings where within range of reasonable responses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2014

Employers will not breach their duty of care by starting the disciplinary process where this is objectively within the range of reasonable responses


UK: constructive dismissal claim not prevented by employee’s prior repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2014

The EAT has ruled that an employee who has committed a prior repudiatory breach can still bring a constructive unfair dismissal claim, in this case


UK: statutory holiday pay EAT confirms pay for non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

"Non-guaranteed" compulsory overtime pay ("non-guaranteed" in that the employer is not obliged to offer overtime, but it is compulsory for the worker