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Call for greater protection against pregnancy discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The Women and Equalities Committee has published a report recommending a substantial reduction in the fee for women taking pregnancy-related


The end of pre-commencement conditions or just wishful thinking?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

After months of hard work preparing a planning application and engaging in discussions with the local planning authority and other statutory bodies


Scope of proposed new offence of failing to prevent economic crime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

This week has seen a flurry of press reports which appear to suggest that individual directors could be held personally liable for the acts of


英国政府就针对外国投资关键基础设施的新管控制定计划
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

英国政府宣布了针对关键基础设施的所有权的和控制权的改革举措确保外国人所有权的全部影响都在国家安全的意义上得到了审查 虽然这项宣告的背景是欣克利C角新核电项目获得批准但是其对英国基础设施投资有更加广泛的影响


Consultation on caste discrimination announced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The government has announced that there will be a public consultation lasting twelve weeks on 'the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010', and in


UK Government plans new controls on foreign investment in critical infrastructure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The UK Government has announced reforms to its approach to the ownership and control of critical infrastructure to ensure that the full implications


Consultation on draft legislation reforming taxation of termination payments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

HMRC has published its response to its 2015 consultation on simplifying the taxation of termination payments, together with draft legislation for


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