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Court of Appeal decision reiterates need for care when settling with one of a number of defendants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that a claimant who settled a conspiracy claim against one defendant by recording the terms in a consent order, which


M&A Standpoint: Raising the drawbridge or levelling the playing field?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2017

The UK Conservative Party published its Manifesto yesterday entitled "Our Plan for a Stronger Britain and a Prosperous Future". It sets out the


UK: FCAPRA publish whistleblowing rules for UK branches
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2017

The FCA and PRA have recently published new rules on whistleblowing procedures for UK branches which will apply from 7 September 2017. In October


Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

Country-by-country reporting regulations Emissions Reduction Plan Implementation of EU Damages Directive Installation of sub-meters under the Heat


UK: Gender pay gap reporting - revised final AcasGEO Guidance published
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

A revised, final version of the non-statutory guidance by Acas and the Government Equalities Office was published on 3 April 2017, available here


UK: Workplace loans - employers should make repayment terms clear and comprehensive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Employers should ensure that agreements providing employees with loans to pay for season tickets, equipment, training courses etc clearly state when


UK: Legislation - consultations on caste discrimination, electronic balloting and reforming the tribunal system
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

On 28 March the Government Equality Office published its long-awaited consultation on caste discrimination, announced back in September 2016. The


UK: April 2017 changes - apprenticeship levy, tribunal compensation limits, national minimum wage, statutory benefits and immigration skills charge
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

From 6 April 2017 UK employers with an annual pay bill of or over £3 million will be required to pay an apprenticeship levy at a rate equivalent to 0


UK: New Resources
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The DWP has launched an employer "See Potential" toolkit to help employers retain and recruit workers from disadvantaged groups, including single


UK: ECJ rules dress code requiring neutral appearance may be lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The European Court of Justice has finally handed down its judgment in two cases involving employees dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf at