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UK employment law changes - what’s coming into force on 1 October?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2014

The National Minimum Wage rates applying from 1 October: The adult rate for workers aged 21 and over will increase by 19p from £6.31 to £6.50 per


UK employment law changes from 1 October action points for employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

A new right now available to employees and qualifying agency workers. It applies to the pregnant woman’s husband, civil partner or partner (including


Employee shareholders
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

In Autumn 2013, the UK Government is introducing a new employee shareholder arrangement whereby employees can give up some of their employment rights


Discrimination
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

Statutory discrimination questionnaires will be repealed, but employers should be aware that claimants will still be able to make enquiries - just


Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the


Can obesity amount to a disability? Yes, says European Advocate General
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his


Workers on long-term sick leave: only the basic 4 weeks’ annual leave can be carried over
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

In a helpful decision for employers, the EAT in Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy has ruled that a worker on long-term sick leave could only carry over


UK Government bans exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2014

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has announced plans to "ban" exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts. These are clauses which seek to


New UK flexible working rules from next week
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

Just a reminder that the new flexible working regime comes into force on Monday 30 June 2014. Going forward the right to request flexible working


Watch out if... you are using an existing body of employee representatives for redundancy consultation purposes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2013

You may find it does not have the necessary authority to consult, thus rendering the entire collective consultation process invalid. Any employer