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New publications: introduction of judicial assessment, Acas guidance, pregnancy and maternity pledge, national minimum wage, and impact of Brexit on English law contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

The President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) has issued Presidential Guidance in force from 3 October, setting out a procedure for


Government announcements: workers' rights post Brexit, employee representation on boards, employment of foreign workers, and review of modern employment practices
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

At the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May announced plans to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives direct effect to EU law in


UK: shared parental pay - care needed when handling grievances or changing policy on pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2016

Employers should have effective processes in place to handle any grievances challenging their parental leave pay policies. If the policy is revised


Court of Appeal judgment in Lock released: holiday pay must include results-based commission
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

This afternoon, the Court of Appeal released its judgment in the holiday pay case, British Gas Trading v Lock, dismissing the employer's appeal. It


PRA Crack-down on Buy-out awards
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2016

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published its latest policy statement on remuneration, focussing on buy-out awards granted to employees


Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

London’s Southwark Crown Court recently approved only the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) since the introduction of DPAs in 2014. Herbert


Brexit: implications for the FMCG sector - part 1: product liability, IP, employment, M&A, and commercial disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 29 2016

Brexit is expected to have a significant impact on the FMCG sector in the UK, and on FMCG firms in Europe which have links to the UK. The supply


Brexit: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2016

On 23 June 2016, a majority of voters in a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) voted for the UK to leave the EU. The vote


Call for greater protection against pregnancy discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The Women and Equalities Committee has published a report recommending a substantial reduction in the fee for women taking pregnancy-related


Consultation on caste discrimination announced
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The government has announced that there will be a public consultation lasting twelve weeks on 'the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010', and in