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Pre-termination negotiations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or


Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people


Employers should cover e-cigarettes in their no-smoking policies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2015

In one of the first cases concerning the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, an Employment Tribunal has found in Insley v Accent Catering that a


Two-year cap on backdated unlawful deductions claims from 1 July 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The Employment Rights Act 1996 does not currently set a limit on how far backwards employees can go in claims for unlawful deductions from wages


Holiday pay and commission: latest tribunal ruling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

The Leicester Employment Tribunal has this week given a decision in Lock v British Gas. But anybody hoping for useful practical guidance on how


Employment Appeal Tribunal gives ruling in holiday pay cases
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay BUT the scope for workers to bring claims for arrears


"Woolworths case" European Advocate General gives his opinion and it is encouraging news for UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General has today given his Opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) regarding the scope of an "establishment" for the


Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the


Can obesity amount to a disability? Yes, says European Advocate General
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 17 2014

The Advocate General in Kaltoft v Billund Kommune has advised that obesity may amount to a disability for discrimination purposes. However, his


European court rules that obesity is not a disability but its effects may be
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

In Kaltoft v Billund Kommune the ECJ has today confirmed that obesity does not in itself constitute a disability for the purposes of the EU Equal