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Round-up of UK employment law developments in MayJune 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

Following the Leave vote on 23 June, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a


UK: disciplinary process: implied right to fair process enforceable by injunction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Supreme Court has ruled that there is an implied contractual right to a fair disciplinary process, a serious breach of which could enable an


UK: employers must permit carry-over of statutory holiday for 18 months where unused due to sickness
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

Employees unable or unwilling to take their 4 weeks' EU-derived statutory holiday because of sickness absence continuing to the end of the leave year


Age discrimination: pay scheme not automatically justified by union approval
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2009

Employers wishing to retain a discriminatory pay scheme are well advised to seek union approval for the scheme, but this will not in itself guarantee that the scheme is justified


Round-up of UK employment law developments in NovemberDecember 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2015

Employers should take particular care when applying an attendance management policy to disabled employees. Overruling previous


UK: Statutory holiday - rights during garden leaveother leave and pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

The ECJ has ruled that workers placed on garden leave are not entitled under EU law to pay in lieu of unused holiday they could have taken during the


UK: discrimination: victimisation claim by individual ‘associated’ with those who have done a protected act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2015

Employers should ensure managers do not treat individuals less favourably because allegations of discrimination have been made, whether by the


Employees can claim constructive dismissal even if employer upholds grievance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

An employer who has committed a fundamental breach of an employee's contract cannot prevent the employee claiming constructive dismissal by upholding the employee's grievance about that breach


Age discrimination: redundancy pay scheme justified by workforce views
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2009

A tribunal has ruled that an employer's enhanced redundancy pay scheme was justified despite significant disparities in the levels of entitlement


Unlawful deduction from wages claim for bonus
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2009

An employee may be able to bring a deduction of wages claim for non-payment of bonus, even if elements of the bonus appear to be discretionary