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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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


Round-up of UK employment law developments in OctoberNovember 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

Our next round-up will be in 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers the very best for the Festive Season and the coming


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: 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: Supreme Court refuses to hear statutory holiday pay case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

The Supreme Court yesterday refused British Gas permission to appeal the Court of Appeal ruling that statutory holiday pay must include results-based