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UK: small business, enterprise and employment act 2015: mandatory gender pay gap reports and zero hours contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill also received Royal Assent on 26 March, though commencement orders will be needed to bring the


UK: appeal news: collective redundancies, tribunal fees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

The ECJ has confirmed that it will deliver its ruling on the UK trigger for collective redundancy consultation in the Woolworths case on 30 April


UK: legislative changes April 2015: family-related leave, rates, Acas Code
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

The new shared parental leave and pay regime came into operation on 5 April 2015 (applying to parents of children expected to be born, or placed for


UK: duty to make reasonable adjustments: employers not fixed with constructive knowledge of disability provided took reasonable steps to investigate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

An employer's failure to investigate discrepancies in an occupational health report (which found no disability) will not necessarily fix it with


UK: harassment: potential liability for damages to indirect victim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

An employer could be vicariously liable under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 for harm caused by an employee harassing a colleague, including


UK: legislative changes October 2015: tribunal recommendations and NMW
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

The Deregulation Act 2015, given Royal Assent on 26 March, removes the current power of Employment Tribunals to make wider recommendations for the


Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2015

The new shared parental leave and pay regime came into operation on 5 April 2015 (applying to parents of children expected to be born, or placed for


UK: tribunal confirms that UK regulations can be read as requiring commission to be reflected in statutory holiday pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2015

Readers will be familiar with recent EU and UK caselaw ruling that the UK Working Time Regulations fail to properly implement EU law, which


UK: termination: employers can rely on historic repudiatory breach to dismiss summarily on discovery of the breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Employers may be able to dismiss summarily and defeat a wrongful dismissal claim if they discover a repudiatory breach by the employee, even where


UK: state and diplomatic immunity: Court of Appeal rules on employment claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that foreign staff employed at embassies in the UK could bring race discrimination and holiday pay claims; it considered