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Is the UK’s fit for work scheme fit for purpose?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

Time for a quick look at the Guidance issued by the Department of Work & Pensions on the new Fit for Work (FfW) Scheme There are two ways of looking


No reliance on act of prevention
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

An employer cannot rely upon a contractor's failure to comply with a condition precedent for commencing arbitration if the employer's action caused


Zero hours contracts - here to stay!
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

Following the outcome of the General Election on 7 May 2015, we now have a clearer idea of how far the use of zero hours contracts is likely to be


Keeping your eyes on the road are there limits to a UK employer’s monitoring of staff movements?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

How would you feel about your employer knowing where you are 24 hours a day? News reaches us of a claim by an employee dismissed in the US for


Head 2 head- has including religion and belief as protected characteristics under the Equality Act proved to be a regressive step?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

Today, two of our partners go head to head over whether having religion and belief as separate protected characteristics under the equalities laws


UK: employment update - May 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

Welcome to the May Employment Update in which we take a look at potential employment law developments in the post general election landscape


Zurich v International Energy revisited insurer’s liability for Mesothelioma losses
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Guernsey, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that because the Compensation Act 2006 does not apply in Guernsey (where the victim was employed), Zurich


No compensation awarded for procedurally unfair SOSR dismissal
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, there are five fair reasons for dismissal: conduct, capability, redundancy, illegality (breach of a statutory


An employer was not liable for psychiatric illness caused by occupational stress
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Whether or not an employee's damages claim for psychiatric illness and consequential loss caused by work-related stress is successful depends on


Private equity perspectives - General Election 2015: impact on employment law reform and M&A activity
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

With the Conservatives winning the General Election this month by an unexpected outright majority, with no need for a coalition, there is now more