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ADR practical guide no. 7: mediating employment and workplace disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2015

This is the seventh in our series of ADR practical guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling


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: 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


UK: employers must permit carry-over of statutory holiday for 18 months where unused due to sickness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

Employees unable or unwilling to take their 4 weeks' EU-derived statutory holiday because of sickness absence continuing to the end of the leave year


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Indonesia, USA, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


UK: new resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2015

BIS guide for employers on zero-hours contracts. The Government has also published draft regulations to provide remedies to those on zero hours


Age discrimination: pay scheme not automatically justified by union approval
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2009

Employers wishing to retain a discriminatory pay scheme are well advised to seek union approval for the scheme, but this will not in itself guarantee that the scheme is justified


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 NovemberDecember 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2015

Employers should take particular care when applying an attendance management policy to disabled employees. Overruling previous


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