We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 461

UK: Gender pay gap reporting - revised final AcasGEO Guidance published
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

A revised, final version of the non-statutory guidance by Acas and the Government Equalities Office was published on 3 April 2017, available here


UK: Workplace loans - employers should make repayment terms clear and comprehensive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Employers should ensure that agreements providing employees with loans to pay for season tickets, equipment, training courses etc clearly state when


UK: Legislation - consultations on caste discrimination, electronic balloting and reforming the tribunal system
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

On 28 March the Government Equality Office published its long-awaited consultation on caste discrimination, announced back in September 2016. The


UK: April 2017 changes - apprenticeship levy, tribunal compensation limits, national minimum wage, statutory benefits and immigration skills charge
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

From 6 April 2017 UK employers with an annual pay bill of or over £3 million will be required to pay an apprenticeship levy at a rate equivalent to 0


UK: New Resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The DWP has launched an employer "See Potential" toolkit to help employers retain and recruit workers from disadvantaged groups, including single


UK: ECJ rules dress code requiring neutral appearance may be lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The European Court of Justice has finally handed down its judgment in two cases involving employees dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf at


UK: Termination - for contractual claims, notice of termination takes effect on actual personal receipt (in absence of express provision)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Employers wanting certainty as to the date of termination for contractual purposes should ensure that the employment contract specifies when notice


UK: Dismissal for long-term sickness - new medical evidence at internal appeal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Employers should ensure they investigate any evidence that a long-term sick employee may soon be able to return to work before deciding to dismiss


UK: Court of Appeal rules on subject access requests
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

HR practitioners know only too well what an effective weapon a subject access request (SAR) can be in the hands of an aggrieved employee or


UK: independent review recommends employers publish workforce data broken down by race and pay band
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

The independent Baroness McGregor-Smith Review into race in the workplace was published on 28 February 2017. It sets out evidence that people from BME