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UK: statutory holiday: workers have right to carry over where prevented from taking holiday for reasons not limited to sickness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Workers who have been unable or unwilling to take their statutory holiday entitlement for reasons beyond their control, including but not limited to


UK: Resignation without notice: deduction from pay lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The EAT has ruled that it was not an unenforceable penalty for a contract to include a clause deducting a payment equal to the salary for the period


UK: Final form regulations on gender pay gap reporting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

The Government has published its long-awaited final form draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting. Subject to Parliamentary approval, the new


UK: new publications: EHRC pregnancymaternity research and toolkit, Acas equality guides
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published new research on the prevalence of pregnancy and maternity discrimination, alongside a practical


UK: trade unions: draft bill and consultations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The Trade Union Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech has now been published, revealing further details of the Government’s proposals. In addition to


UK: discrimination arising from disability: ‘unfavourable treatment’ test does not require comparison
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The EAT has overturned a tribunal ruling that it was unlawful disability-related discrimination for an ill health early retirement pension to be based


UK: summer consultations: minimum wage, posted workers, apprenticeships, tribunal fees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The Low Pay Commission is consulting until 25 September seeking views on the Government’s proposed changes to the national minimum wage and the


UK: indirect discrimination: those who suffer alongside a disadvantaged group may bring claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The ECJ has ruled that the EU concept of indirect discrimination permits claims to be brought by individuals who are not actually part of the


UK disciplinary and grievance procedures: changes to ACAS code
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2015

In December 2013 ACAS consulted on changes to its Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures to reflect the EAT ruling in Toal v GB


UK: disciplinary appeals: involvement of manager junior to decision-maker may not be unfair
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Inclusion in an internal appeal panel of an individual who is junior to the decision-maker will not necessarily render an appeal process unfair