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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”


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


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


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


No cause for alarm in ECJ “working” travel time decision
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • September 11 2015

If you drive from your home to your office and then your office to your client, only the second trip counts as working time for the purposes of the


Restrictive covenant survey responses - the case for change?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

On 16 June, following a Government Call for Evidence, we sent out a survey to over 4,000 of our clients and contacts in HR and Legal teams to


European Court of Human Rights rejects crucifix appeals (again)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 6 2013

Those who thought that the debate about where to draw the line in accommodating religious beliefs at work had been pretty much ended by the


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


Should employees on long-term sick leave accrue holiday indefinitely?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • European Union
  • July 22 2011

And finally, with the holiday season upon us, it seems only right that we should highlight a recent case working its way through the European Courts which may curtail the holiday that employees can claim to accrue during periods of long-term sick leave


Other news in brief
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 22 2010

The European Commission has confirmed that a second-stage consultation with Social Partners on proposals to amend the Working Time Directive (principally in relation to the maximum 48-hour working week opt-out and on-call time) will take place this Autumn