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UK: ‘Gig economy’ employers - business model under threat from litigation and legislative review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

Companies engaged in the 'gig economy' should be alive to the threat recent employment law developments could pose to their business model. Where the


UK: Unfair dismissal - broad investigation may be required where credibility of serious allegations at issue
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

Where an employer is contemplating dismissal for gross misconduct on the basis of disputed and uncorroborated evidence, fairness may require it to


UK: New publications - marriage and civil partnership discrimination, religion in the workplace
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

The following new employment law-related resources have been published


Round-up of UK employment law developments in OctoberNovember 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

Our next round-up will be in 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers the very best for the Festive Season and the coming


When quiet enjoyment means just that
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2016

Earlier this year, the courts decided that, even if there is an express right to carry out works in a lease, a landlord cannot ride a coach and horses


UK: Final form regulations on gender pay gap reporting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

The Government has published its long-awaited final form draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting. Subject to Parliamentary approval, the new


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Practical steps for employers when preparing for the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") aims to harmonise data protection procedures and enforcement across the European Union. It will apply


Government loses round one of Brexit legal challenge as High Court rules that the approval of Parliament is required to trigger Article 50
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

In a landmark constitutional law ruling (R(Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU) the High Court today held that the UK Government cannot


Investment Association updates executive remuneration principles and publishes open letter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

Following the recommendations of the Executive Remuneration Working Group in July 2016 (see our briefing here) the Investment Association ("IA") has