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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


Tort of inducement to breach of contract requires actual knowledge and an intention to interfere
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2007

The House of Lords (HL) has delivered a significant decision on the scope of economic torts and, in particular, the distinction between the tort of procuring a breach of contract and the tort of unlawful interference


General counsel update - 27 September 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom
  • September 27 2012

This is the 31st in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


BREXIT: sector by sector: Introduction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 15 2016

The question of the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) is now firmly on the agenda, with a Referendum taking place on 23 June 2016. With a


UK: first instance rulings that statutory holiday pay must reflect voluntary overtime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

A couple of first instance employment tribunal judgments have ruled that the calculation of statutory holiday pay (for the 4 weeks' EU-derived


English court makes landmark corporate modern slavery civil order
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

In a landmark ruling, the English Court has for the first time, awarded damages against a company in relation to modern slavery, broadening the scope


Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a


UK: Disability discrimination cases on discipline for misconduct and expectation to work long hours
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers should take extra care when considering disciplining a disabled employee for misconduct, to determine if there is a link between the


Age discrimination and pensions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2007

The pensions aspects of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation s 2006 (SI 19961031) (the “Age Regulations”) came into force on 1 December 2006


UK: Brexit - practical steps for employers now
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

Following the Leave vote last week, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a