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Court of Appeal considers jurisdiction test in tort claims against employees under Brussels regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 2 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that claims in conspiracy against former employees did not come within the employment jurisdiction provisions in the


High Court re-iterates test for bias in judicial review
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

In R (on the application of Southwark LBC) v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority the claimant council ("Southwark") challenged the decision


UK: One month to deadline for implementing FCA and PRA whistleblowing rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Given the distractions of the summer holiday season and the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, it would be understandable if other developments


Supreme Court holds that a settlement may be set aside for fraud even if fraud was suspected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

The Supreme Court has held unanimously that, where a party seeks to set aside a settlement agreement on the grounds that it was induced to enter into


Round-up of UK employment law developments in MayJune 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Following the Leave vote on 23 June, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a


UK: religious discrimination claims concerning dismissal for refusing to leave marriage and headscarf bans
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers may be liable for indirect discrimination where particular treatment can be viewed as a consistent practice, even if it is applied only


UK: Acas Code only applies to dismissals with element of employee culpability
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers who unreasonably fail to follow the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, where it applies to a dismissal, face


UK: new resources on human rights, terminal illness, database of tribunal decisions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

The EHRC has published guidance for board directors on business and human rights. The TUC has launched a Dying to Work campaign, seeking better


UK: measures to protect confidential information from ex-employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

A High Court has ruled that, in the right circumstances, an employer may be able to obtain an order for the destruction of confidential information


UK: Disability discrimination cases on discipline for misconduct and expectation to work long hours
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers should take extra care when considering disciplining a disabled employee for misconduct, to determine if there is a link between the