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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: 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: 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: 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


Round-up of UK employment law developments in July 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

Employees unable or unwilling to take their 4 weeks’ EU-derived statutory holiday because of sickness absence continuing to the end of the leave year


UK: consultation on gender pay reporting requirements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The Government Equalities Office has published an initial consultation paper on the proposal to require companies to publish pay information to show


Court of Appeal grants anti-suit injunction restraining US proceedings brought against employee by US parent company under exclusive US jurisdiction agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2015

The Court of Appeal has given a wide interpretation to the meaning of ’employer’ in the recast Brussels Regulation (No 12152012), holding that a


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - employment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

An exit from the EU would lead to considerable uncertainty from an employment law perspective because key areas of employment law are derived from EU


UK: employers must permit carry-over of statutory holiday for 18 months where unused due to sickness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

Employees unable or unwilling to take their 4 weeks' EU-derived statutory holiday because of sickness absence continuing to the end of the leave year