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Abolition of the Employee Shareholder Status
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

In the Autumn Statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced that the tax advantages attached to Employee Shareholder Shares (ESS


Navigating the regulatory maze
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2008

Experience suggests that the level of scrutiny of regulatory processes and their effectiveness continues to grow


Giving points for length of service in redundancy selection was justifiable age discrimination
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2008

The High Court, in the case of Rolls Royce plc v Unite the Union, has declared that a length of service criterion for redundancy selection that was set out in a collective agreement was not unlawful


Respondents' details must be published by tribunals
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2008

Following an application under the Freedom of Information Act, the Information Commissioner's Office has ordered DBERR to release the names and addresses of all respondents in employment tribunal cases lodged since October 2004


ECJ ruling on E-Commerce Directive potentially increases costs to e-businesses
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2008

The European Court of Justice's (ECJ) recent ruling on the interpretation of the E-Commerce Directive (200031EC) (the Directive) has the potential to significantly impact the way that e-businesses are run


Equality Regulations protect against harassment because of another person's religion or belief
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2008

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT), in the case of Saini v Saints Haque Centre, Bungy and Paul, has upheld an employee's claim for harassment on the grounds of religion or belief where the employee was harassed on the grounds of another person's religion or belief


Work-related stress observe the signs and act, or bear liability in full
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2008

The Court of Appeal has held in the case of Dickens v O2 plc that the employer was liable for the stress-induced ill health suffered by its employee


Poems and playgrounds recent case law clarifying database rights
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 13 2008

Two recent decisions of the courts dealing with the sometimes taxing issue of database rights appear to have boosted the prospects of database owners against infringers


Ill-health dismissals: guidance for employers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2013

In the recent case of BS v Dundee City Council, the Court of Session has provided useful guidance for employers dealing with ill-health dismissals


Introduction of right to request flexible working for all employees to be delayed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

The extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees was expected to come into force under the Children and Families Bill on 6