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UK: Headscarf bans - conflicting opinions from EU Advocate-Generals create uncertainty
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

Our last e-bulletin reported the controversial opinion of the Advocate-General in Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions that a ban on all visible signs of


UK: Statutory holiday - rights during garden leaveother leave and pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

The ECJ has ruled that workers placed on garden leave are not entitled under EU law to pay in lieu of unused holiday they could have taken during the


UK: Protected settlement discussions - first EAT ruling
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

From July 2013 evidence of pre-termination negotiations has been inadmissible in ordinary unfair dismissal claims (see here for further details). This


UK: Disability duty to make reasonable adjustments - employers may need to consider pay protection when moving employees to different roles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

Where an employee is unable to continue in their original role due to disability, it may be a reasonable adjustment both to move them to a new role


Gender pay gap reporting: regulations delayed, first data snapshot likely to be brought forward
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2016

The Government Equality Office has confirmed that the final gender pay reporting regulations (discussed here) are unlikely to be brought into force


Round-up of UK employment law developments in MayJune 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Following the Leave vote on 23 June, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a


UK: new market abuse and inside information regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

The EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which replaces the Market Abuse Directive, comes into force on 3 July 2016 and is directly applicable in EU


Trade Union Act 2016 heralds significant reform to industrial action law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2016

On 4 May 2016 the Trade Union Bill received Royal Assent. The Trade Union Act 2016 is expected to come into force by early July 2016 and will make


UK: date for appeal hearing on holiday pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2016

The appeal in the holiday pay case Lock v British Gas Trading has been listed to be heard by the Court of Appeal sooner than expected, floating over


EU referendum
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 29 2016

With the EU Referendum date looming, employers will be considering the potential impact of an exit from the EU. From an employment law perspective