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Increases in statutory sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

New rates applied from 6 April 2009


Controlling shareholder can be an employee
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a shareholder and director of a company can also be an employee of the company, even in circumstances where their shareholding gives them total control over the company


Legal representation at internal disciplinary proceedings
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2009

In the case of Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Court of Appeal has held that in certain circumstances an individual may have the right to be legally represented at an internal disciplinary hearing


ECJ confirms that the UK compulsory retirement age is capable of justification
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that the compulsory retirement provisions of the Age Discrimination Regulations are capable of being justified


Terminating agency workers in a downturn what will change when the Agency Workers Directive is implemented?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

BMW was criticised for being opportunist when it recently terminated the engagement of a large number of agency workers at its Mini manufacturing plant in Cowley, Oxford, giving them only one hour's notice


Statutory dismissal procedures
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2009

From 6 April, the statutory dismissal procedures will be abolished


Offshore workers lose holiday claim in the Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

The EAT has held that offshore workers can be required to take their annual holiday entitlement under the Working Time Regulations (WTR) during onshore field breaks (Craig and others v Transocean International Resources Ltd and others


How fair is your redundancy process?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

The EAT, in the case of E-Zec Medical Transport Services Ltd v Gregory, has held that a redundancy dismissal was unfair where the application of the selection criteria was based on a manager's subjective personal judgement, unsupported by any objective evidence


Holiday entitlement
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

The minimum entitlement to paid holiday under the Working Time Regulations 1998 increased to 5.6 weeks with effect from 1 April


Directors' remuneration disclosure requirement
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

Under the Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) Regulations 2008, for financial years beginning on or after 6 April 2009, quoted companies must set out in the Directors' Remuneration Report a statement of how the pay and conditions of employees were taken into account when setting directors' remuneration