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Disability: duty to reinstate ex-employee where resigned while depressed
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2010

Employers should consider granting a request to be reinstated from a disabled employee who resigns while depressed but then regrets this decision


Discrimination: door opened for costs justification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2010

Employers may be able to use cost considerations to justify discrimination where the cost is disproportionate to the discriminatory effect, according to non-binding comments of the EAT


Employers may have to permit carryover of statutory holiday lost due to illness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2010

Both public and private sector employees may be entitled to carry over statutory holiday lost through illness


Queen's Speech
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2009

As expected, the Equality Bill was included in this year's Queen's Speech and, if enacted prior to a general election, is expected to be brought into force in October 2010


Termination during parental leave: EU right to full salary notice pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 4 2009

Employers may face arguments that an employee dismissed while on parental leave must always be paid full salary in respect of their notice period


Changes not going ahead
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2011

The right to request flexible work was due to be extended to parents of 17 year olds with effect from 6 April 2011


Employment tax changes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2011

From 6 April 2011 employers must use the 0T tax code for payments to ex-employees following issue of the P45


UK: Government publishes response to consultation on whistleblowing framework
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

On Wednesday, the Government published its response to its most recent call for evidence on the UK whistleblowing framework (available here). Despite


UK: early conciliation details and implementation date confirmed
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged


UK: Disciplinaries use of external consultants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

Employers faced with disciplining a senior employee, or those with small workforces, may wish to use an external adviser for part of the disciplinary