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UK: Legislative developments - tribunal fees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

The Ministry of Justice has finally published its post-implementation review of the introduction of fees in the employment tribunals and EAT. The


UK: Legislative developments - dress codes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

The House of Commons Petitions Committee and the Women and Equalities Committee have published a joint report calling for more effective remedies


UK: Disciplinary policies - employers should review provisions on expiry of warnings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

Employers may wish to review their disciplinary and capability policies, in particular whether and when warnings are stated to expire and in what


UK: Jurisdiction - claims for EU-derived rights may only be brought in the UK if working within the EU
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

In Wittenberg v Sunset Personnel Services the EAT has reiterated its view, originally given in Hasan v Shell International (see our blog post), that


UK: Disability-related discrimination - extra care needed when dismissing for misconduct
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

Employers should take extra care when disciplining a disabled employee for conduct which could be connected with the disability. In City of York


UK: Legislative development- Trade Union Act 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

The majority of the Trade Union Act 2016 is to come into force on 1 March 2017, including the new ballot requirements, changes to the required notice


UK: Relocation on redundancy - mobility clause dismissal will be unfair if clause is too wide or operated unreasonably
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

The recent case of Kellogg Brown & Root v Fitton and Ewer serves as a reminder to employers relocating jobs on a redundancy: if they choose to


UK: Legislative developments - pregnancy and maternity discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

The Government has rejected the idea that pregnancy and maternity cases should have more favourable fee treatment, on the basis that the drop off in


Brexit: Pensions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The EU regulatory framework currently impacts on UK pension schemes in a number of ways


Brexit: Employment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The UK vote to leave the EU will lead to considerable uncertainty in the long term from an employment law perspective, because key areas of