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UK: Gig economy- Taylor Review released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 12 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices "Good Work" was published yesterday. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Taylor Review recognises benefits of gig economy but calls for additional employment law rights for “dependent contractors” and tax reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this morning. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


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


Multi-jurisdictional business transfers: employee issues
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 25 2017

In April 2016, Herbert Smith Freehills carried out a global survey of attitudes and expectations on the future of M&A. The report 'Beyond borders:


UK: Gender Pay Gap - The government’s reporting website so far
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers currently engaged in preparing their gender pay gap reports may be interested to view the gender pay gap data uploaded onto the government


UK: disability discrimination: automatic non-payment of bonus to employees with absence warning was unlawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Employers should review bonus or other schemes designed to reward good attendance levels, to assess whether any discriminatory affect against


UK: Tribunal breach of contract claims set-off defence available to employer as alternative to counterclaim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2014

The EAT has confirmed that an employer facing a breach of contract claim in the tribunal may be able to recover sums owed to it by the employee (eg


UK: Salary - Supreme Court rules on calculation of daily pay rate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should set out in the employment contract how the daily rate of pay of an employee on an annual salary is to be calculated for various


UK: salary: default daily accrual rate of 1365 unless overridden by contractual terms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

The Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee's salary accrues day to day pursuant to the Apportionment Act 1870, but the rate at which it accrues


UK: Legislation - Employment law reform proposals during the Summer 2017 General Election
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The main parties' manifestos for the general election all contained numerous proposed employment law reforms, the Conservatives promising "the