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UK: TUPE Court of Appeal upholds ruling that harmonisation dismissals unfair
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT's ruling that dismissing employees who refused to accept harmonised employment terms following a TUPE transfer


UK: Implementation dates flexible work and shared parental leave, employer penalties, rehabilitation periods, abolition of statutory sick pay recoupment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

According to a BIS Press Office tweet, the proposed extension to the right to request flexible working to all employees with six months' employment


UK: Tribunal fees: judicial review application; recoupment of fees from losing employer
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

Unison's challenge to the introduction of tribunal fees has been dismissed by the High Court, in large part because it was brought too early before


UK: Discrimination Equality Act does prohibit post-employment victimisation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

Following two conflicting EAT decisions last year (see here), the Court of Appeal has now ruled that the Equality Act should be read as prohibiting


UK: Disability time limit for reasonable adjustment claim may be affected by employer’s commitment to review decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

An EAT has ruled that, as the duty to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled employee is a continuing duty, a failure to comply with that duty


UK: government acts to limit backdated holiday pay claims with effect from 1 July 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2014

The government has laid regulations before Parliament to impose a two-year limitation on unlawful deductions from wages claims. The regulations come


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

Employers may need to distance themselves from discriminatory remarks made by shareholders who are closely connected to or wield influence over the


UK: disability: employers cannot outsource judgement on whether individual disabled
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Employers should apply their own minds to the statutory test for deciding whether an employee is disabled and should not simply accept occupational


UK: disciplinary process: implied right to fair process enforceable by injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Supreme Court has ruled that there is an implied contractual right to a fair disciplinary process, a serious breach of which could enable an


UK: amendments to TUPE finalised and in force 31 January 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2014

Parliament has now approved the final regulations amending TUPE and collective redundancy law, with effect (in most part) from 31 January 2014; a