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Flexible working new implementation date announced
  • Shepherd & 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


ACAS Code of Practice applies to SOSR dismissal where disciplinary procedure has been, or ought to have been, invoked
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2013

In the recent case of Lund v St Edmund's School, Canterbury UKEAT051412, a teacher appealed against the level of compensation awarded after he won


Woolworths collective redundancy case to be referred to CJEU
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 28 2014

The Court of Appeal has referred the case of USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd (in administration) and another to the CJEU. This case is more commonly


EAT decision regarding employee claims from National Insurance Fund
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2013

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT"), in the case of Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v McDonagh, has had to consider what


Agency Worker Regulations 2010 do not cover workers engaged indefinitely
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2013

Under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, an agency worker is someone who ' is supplied by a temporary work agency to work temporarily for


Guidance note issued on procurement and the public sector equality duty
  • Shepherd & 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


Introduction of right to request flexible working for all employees to be delayed
  • Shepherd & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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