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UK: Gig economy- Taylor Review released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 12 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices "Good Work" was published yesterday. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Taylor Review recognises benefits of gig economy but calls for additional employment law rights for “dependent contractors” and tax reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this morning. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Brexit and EU citizens’ rights - UK proposals and action points for employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2017

The UK Government has published its proposals for safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK post Brexit (link). Settling the future


General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in


UK: ECJ rules dress code requiring neutral appearance may be lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The European Court of Justice has finally handed down its judgment in two cases involving employees dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf at


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


UK: Supreme Court refuses to hear statutory holiday pay case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 1 2017

The Supreme Court yesterday refused British Gas permission to appeal the Court of Appeal ruling that statutory holiday pay must include results-based


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: Employees in the boardroom - learning the lessons of Bullock
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 20 2017

As with the new Prime Minister's interest in the resurgence of grammar schools, her proposed introduction of elected employee representatives in the


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