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The Drive for Greater Transparency: Gender Pay Gap Reporting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2016

On 12 February the Government published its long-awaited draft regulations requiring private sector employers with 250 or more employees to report


UK: draft gender pay gap reporting regulations published
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2016

The Government has today published its draft regulations providing for mandatory gender pay reporting, for consultation until 11 March 2016. The key


UK: Bonus decisions: Wednesbury unreasonableness test is relevant
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Last year's Supreme Court ruling (see here) that employers may be required to consider all relevant factors and discount irrelevant ones (the public


UK: proposals for reform to tribunal and court process
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The way in which employment claims are processed is likely to be the subject of some upheaval in the coming years. An interim report on the Civil


UK: Voluntary redundancy: excluding employee eligible for early retirement is prima facie age discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The EAT has confirmed that excluding an employee who is eligible for early retirement from voluntary redundancy, due to the higher severance costs


UK: Zero hours workers: remedies now available
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

On 11 January 2016 individuals on zero hours contracts were finally given a legal remedy where their employer penalises them for breaching an


UK: Tax on termination payments: injury to feelings payments are taxable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Upper Tribunal has ruled that a payment in respect of injury to feelings due to a discriminatory dismissal is taxable in the same way as other


UK: Race discrimination: care needed over instructions on language to be used in the workplace
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The recent EAT ruling in Kelly v Covance Laboratories serves as a reminder of the discrimination risks inherent in prohibiting employees from


UK: New resources from Acas and government
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Acas have published a guide on 'legal highs' and analysis of key workplace trends for 2016. The Department for Work and Pensions have produced a new


UK: Disability: EAT confirms “normal day-to-day activities” includes general work-related activities
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Employers should bear in mind that, for the purposes of determining what amounts to a protected disability, "normal day-to-day activities" will be