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UK: Disability discrimination cases on discipline for misconduct and expectation to work long hours
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers should take extra care when considering disciplining a disabled employee for misconduct, to determine if there is a link between the


UK: first instance rulings that statutory holiday pay must reflect voluntary overtime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

A couple of first instance employment tribunal judgments have ruled that the calculation of statutory holiday pay (for the 4 weeks' EU-derived


UK: religious discrimination claims concerning dismissal for refusing to leave marriage and headscarf bans
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers may be liable for indirect discrimination where particular treatment can be viewed as a consistent practice, even if it is applied only


UK: measures to protect confidential information from ex-employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

A High Court has ruled that, in the right circumstances, an employer may be able to obtain an order for the destruction of confidential information


UK: Acas Code only applies to dismissals with element of employee culpability
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers who unreasonably fail to follow the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, where it applies to a dismissal, face


UK: new resources on human rights, terminal illness, database of tribunal decisions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

The EHRC has published guidance for board directors on business and human rights. The TUC has launched a Dying to Work campaign, seeking better


UK: reasonable expectation of privacy may not always apply to private communications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Employers may be able to rely on an employee's private phone communications to justify discipline or dismissal in some cases, as employees will not


Round-up of UK employment law developments in MayJune 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Following the Leave vote on 23 June, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a


UK: Brexit - practical steps for employers now
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

Following the Leave vote last week, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a


Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a