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Mine your language European decision reinforces recruitment best practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • October 1 2015

Maybe surprisingly for a country which has traditionally overcome its limited second language capability by slowing its speech and raising its voice


UK employment aspects of the new EU Trade Secrets Directive
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • January 12 2016

One of the most litigated but least legislated aspects of the UK employment relationship is the concept of the trade secret. Over the years there


Brexit What Next?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

So after all the shouting, the half-truths and the speculation, there it is, a vote to leave. What does this mean for your business? What will your


New guidance on UK holiday pay may not be Acas’ finest hour
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 3 2015

Are you struggling how to know how to calculate holiday pay at the moment? Do you add in commissions or overtime or not? If you need some reasonably


Impact of Brexit on UK employment law - politics or pragmatism?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 14 2016

At some point soon, ideally before the referendum on 23rd June, someone is going to have to work out what a Brexit would mean for the world of


“Having a sickly time. weather awful...”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 29 2009

The recent European Court of Justice decision in Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA that a worker who is sick during his statutory annual leave is entitled to take a replacement period of leave at a later date (even outside the current leave year) has caused much consternation amongst employers and HR teams in particular, not the least because of the potential for abuse and the additional cost implications


Refusing rest breaks without saying no
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 21 2016

All the lawyers are saying that Brexit won’t make any difference to English employment law (and in terms of black and white statute law that is


EU Advocate General’s decision on obesity as disability makes fat lot of difference
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • July 17 2014

In the end, the Advocate General reached the inevitable conclusion that obesity by itself is not automatically a disability, but can be if and when


Holiday pay in the UK - the great unanswered question
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

As we have said many times before on this blog, it is all very well for the Courts and Tribunals to say that overtime must be “taken into account”


Euro crisis - workers feel the strain
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • July 13 2012

Depressing reading last week from the second European Opinion Poll on Occupational Safety and Health