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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: 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: unfair dismissal: dismissal for attending work smelling of alcohol was unfair given failure to follow policies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

Employers seeking to dismiss for misconduct should consider carefully whether the behaviour properly falls within the category of gross misconduct


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: zero hours and national minimum wage changes in force 26 May
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Two employment provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 came into force on 26 May 2015: the ban on exclusivity clauses in


UK: employment law proposals in queen’s speech
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The Queen's Speech on 27 March included a number of employment law reforms: Unionised employers will welcome proposals to require a higher turnout of


UK: TUPE transferee’s duty to agree reasonable adjustments to role offered pre-transfer
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Where a disabled employee of the transferor will be redundant on transfer due to relocation, the transferee should indicate a willingness to make


UK: peripatetic employee based abroad not entitled to bring statutory UK employment claims despite work here
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

Spending more time in England than any other country does not necessarily mean that a peripatetic employee can claim unfair dismissal here; the key