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Court of Appeal upholds bonus ruling in Dresdner v Attrill
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2013

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from the High Court's ruling that Dresdner Kleinwort had contractually committed to a minimum bonus pool


UK: whistleblowing: sequence of communications protected
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The EAT has confirmed that employees seeking to establish whistleblowing protection can rely on multiple communications taken together to establish a


Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The new protected settlement discussion regime came into effect on 29 July 2013. Unless there has been 'improper behaviour', termination discussions


UK: shared parental leave further regulations and guidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2014

BIS has published further sets of draft regulations connected with the new SPL regime, available here. These extend the regime to parents fostering


Round-up of UK employment law developments in June 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2014

The Government has published its response to last year'sconsultation on the proposal to require tribunals to order equal pay audits where an employer


UK: Legislative reform: whistleblowing, zero hours and other changes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

Following proposals outlined in the Queen's Speech, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill has now been published. It includes the


UK: Disability: scope of duty to make reasonable adjustments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that neither EU nor UK law impose on an employer a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disablity to accommodate


UK: Equal pay audits: draft regulations published for implementation on 1 October 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2014

The Government has published its response to last year's consultation on the proposal to require tribunals to order equal pay audits where an


UK: new resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

BIS has made available a new online calculator for maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. It has also updated its shared parental leave


UK: termination: dismissal for tweets from private account may be fair
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

It may be fair to dismiss an employee for posting offensive tweets on a personal Twitter account in the employee's own time, depending on the facts