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Flexible working new implementation date announced
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2014

The Government has announced that the right to request flexible working will extend to all employees from 30 June 2014. At the moment, only employees


Guidance note issued on procurement and the public sector equality duty
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2013

The Scottish Government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission published guidance on the application of the public sector Equality duty to


Children and Families Bill published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

Following the Government's response to the Modern Workplaces consultation in November last year, the Children and Families Bill (the "Bill") has now


Introduction of right to request flexible working for all employees to be delayed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

The extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees was expected to come into force under the Children and Families Bill on 6


Expiry of fixed term contracts and redundancy consultation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2014

In the recent case of University College Union v University of Stirling, the Inner House of the Court of Session held that the dismissals of 4


Tribunal fees: factsheet published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2013

In advance of the new Employment Tribunal fees regime coming into force on 29 July 2013, the Ministry of Justice has published a useful Factsheet


TUPE Amendment Regulations 2014
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2014

The new TUPE Regulations, which amend TUPE 2006, have now been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 31 January 2014


A look at what the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement means for employers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, has made a number of employment related announcements which employers will need to be aware of and plan for. Below


AIFMD: remuneration aspects
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2013

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive) is due to be transposed into UK law on 22 July 2013. With only 2 months to go


TUPE: guidance on the meaning of “organised grouping of employees”
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2012

In Eddie Stobart Ltd v Moreman and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld a tribunal decision that there was no service provision change under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) when a contract was transferred from one contractor to another, as there was no “organised grouping of employees” whose principal purpose was carrying out the activities under the contract