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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


Employees can claim constructive dismissal even if employer upholds grievance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

An employer who has committed a fundamental breach of an employee's contract cannot prevent the employee claiming constructive dismissal by upholding the employee's grievance about that breach


Round-up of UK employment law developments in FebruaryMarch 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2016

The Government has published draft regulations providing for mandatory gender pay reporting; consultation ended on 11 March 2016 and a revised final


UK: What are my rights if my job is relocated due to a Brexit?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

If your employer decides to relocate your job and you do not wish to relocate, this is likely to constitute a redundancy situation. You cannot


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


Round-up of UK employment law developments in April 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

Employers may need to distance themselves from discriminatory remarks made by shareholders who are closely connected to or wield influence over the


UK: unfair dismissal: employer contribution to ill-health relevant to when it will be fair to dismiss
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2015

Two recent cases illustrate the need for employers to take into account their own contribution to an employee's ill-health when determining whether


Changes to employment tribunal process 2013: what you need to know
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

New Employment Tribunal rules come into force on 29 July 2013. Employers need to be aware of some important changes, which will affect how claims are


UK: disciplinary process: implied right to fair process enforceable by injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Supreme Court has ruled that there is an implied contractual right to a fair disciplinary process, a serious breach of which could enable an


Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The new protected settlement discussion regime came into effect on 29 July 2013. Unless there has been 'improper behaviour', termination discussions