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UK: new HSF resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Litigation blog post on a Court of Appeal ruling refusing to set aside a settlement agreement on the basis of new evidence indicating that the


UK: holiday: employer appeals tribunal ruling that commission must be reflected in statutory holiday pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

As expected, the employment tribunal in Lock v British Gas Trading has confirmed that words can be written into the Working Time Regulations to


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: termination: employers can rely on historic repudiatory breach to dismiss summarily on discovery of the breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Employers may be able to dismiss summarily and defeat a wrongful dismissal claim if they discover a repudiatory breach by the employee, even where


UK: disability discrimination: automatic non-payment of bonus to employees with absence warning was unlawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Employers should review bonus or other schemes designed to reward good attendance levels, to assess whether any discriminatory affect against


UK: whistleblowing: normal jurisdictional test applies for unfair dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

The usual territorial limits for unfair dismissal claims apply to whistleblowing claims for automatically unfair dismissal or detriment, according to


Round-up of UK employment law developments in December 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Most unlawful deductions from wages claims will be subject to a two year limitation under regulations coming into force on 8 January 2015. This will


UK: remuneration: deduction of training costs from final salary payment on termination could lead to breach of National Minimum Wage Regulations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2015

Deductions from a final salary payment to repay training costs can only be ignored when calculating whether the employee has received the national


Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 1 2014

The Advocate General of the ECJ has given his opinion rejecting the contention that EU law prohibits discrimination on the ground of obesity per se


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