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"Fit note" consultation launched
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

The Department for Work and Pensions has unveiled a medical "fit note" to replace current sick notes


Redundancy pay to increase from October
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

The Government has published a final impact statement in relation to the budget proposal to increase redundancy pay


National minimum wage
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2009

The Government has announced that with effect from 1 October 2009 the standard rate of the national minimum wage will increase from £5.73 to £5.80


Court of Appeal confirms wide approach to who is a "contract worker"
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a wide interpretation should be adopted when considering who is a "contract worker" within the meaning of the Race Relations Act


Industrial action notices
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

In a dispute over the validity of a notice of industrial action served by Unite the Union, the Court of Appeal has held that it is permissable for the same document to give notice of more than one form of planned industial action


Compensation for injury to feelings
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

The EAT has held that employees who successfully claim discrimination are entitled to be compensated for any injury to feelings caused by the act complained of, even if they were unaware at the time that the act was discriminatory


Referees win appeal against mandatory red card
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2010

Four football linesmen (or to give them their official title, "assistant referees") have won their challenge against a default retirement age of 48 imposed by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the body which provides referees for professional football


ECJ confirms that part payment of salary in vouchers is a taxable for VAT purposes
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 10 2010

In its judgment in the case of Astra Zeneca UK Limited v HRMC, the European Court of Justice has followed the Advocate General's opinion that part payment of salary to employees in the form of vouchers is a taxable supply for VAT purposes


Meaning of "occupied premises" for purposes of car pool tax exemption
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2010

Providing a company car to an employee is treated as a taxable benefit but there is an exemption to the general rule where the car provided by the employer is used as a "pool car"


Disability-related discrimination: Malcolm comparator test applies in employment cases
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2010

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the narrow comparator test set down by the House of Lords in London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm (2008) (a housing case) applies to employment cases of disability-related discrimination (Aylott v Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council