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UK: Gig economy- Taylor Review released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 12 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices "Good Work" was published yesterday. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Taylor Review recognises benefits of gig economy but calls for additional employment law rights for “dependent contractors” and tax reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this morning. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Brexit and EU citizens’ rights - UK proposals and action points for employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2017

The UK Government has published its proposals for safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK post Brexit (link). Settling the future


General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in


UK: Salary - Supreme Court rules on calculation of daily pay rate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should set out in the employment contract how the daily rate of pay of an employee on an annual salary is to be calculated for various


UK: Whistleblowing- Court of Appeal decision on agency workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should note that agency workers may be able to bring whistleblowing claims against both the end-user and the third party introducer. The


UK: Statutory holiday pay claims - EAT upholds time limits
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers will welcome a recent EAT ruling in relation to claims for statutory holiday pay, which must be brought within three months of the end of


UK: Legislation - Employment law reform proposals during the Summer 2017 General Election
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The main parties' manifestos for the general election all contained numerous proposed employment law reforms, the Conservatives promising "the


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on approach to suitable alternatives
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers considering withholding a statutory redundancy payment, on the ground that they have offered a suitable alternative job which has been


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on selecting for a reduced number of roles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The EAT's decision in Green v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham highlights the need for employers to ensure they adopt a fair process on a