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UK: Salary - Supreme Court rules on calculation of daily pay rate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should set out in the employment contract how the daily rate of pay of an employee on an annual salary is to be calculated for various


UK: Whistleblowing- Court of Appeal decision on agency workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should note that agency workers may be able to bring whistleblowing claims against both the end-user and the third party introducer. The


UK: Statutory holiday pay claims - EAT upholds time limits
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers will welcome a recent EAT ruling in relation to claims for statutory holiday pay, which must be brought within three months of the end of


UK: Disciplinary hearings- nominal damages for refusal of an unsuitable companion
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers will welcome a tribunal decision that damages for failure to allow a chosen companion at a disciplinary hearing should be nominal where the


UK: Whistleblowing - new rules for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The FCA and PRA have recently published new rules on whistleblowing procedures for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers, which will apply from 7


UK: Whistleblowing- employer belief that disclosure is not protected is no defence
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

A recent Court of Appeal decision has highlighted the need for caution when dismissing an employee for making a disclosure. If objectively the


UK: Unfair dismissal - poor attitude towards organisational change could justify gross misconduct dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld a tribunal ruling that deliberate resistance by a manager asked to implement organisational change was gross


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on approach to suitable alternatives
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers considering withholding a statutory redundancy payment, on the ground that they have offered a suitable alternative job which has been


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on selecting for a reduced number of roles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The EAT's decision in Green v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham highlights the need for employers to ensure they adopt a fair process on a


UK: tribunal rules that failure to enhance pay for shared parental leave is sex discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

A tribunal has ruled that an employer's failure to enhance pay for shared parental leave (SPL) to the same level as enhanced maternity pay is direct