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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


Can cost considerations alone justify age discrimination?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2012

The answer is still no, according to the Court of Appeal, but the good news is that they can still be taken into account


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


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


To what extent are employees entitled to manifest their religious beliefs in the workplace?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • January 17 2013

On January 15, 2013 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave its ruling in Eweida & Ors v the United Kingdom. As was widely reported in the


Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding


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


Workers on long-term sick leave: only the basic 4 weeks’ annual leave can be carried over
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

In a helpful decision for employers, the EAT in Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy has ruled that a worker on long-term sick leave could only carry over


Watch out if...you rely on occupational health advice to decide whether an employee is disabled
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

Many employers rely on the advice of occupational health advisers when trying to determine whether an employee is disabled for the purposes of the


Increase in compensation limits from 6 April 2014
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2014

The Government has announced new limits on certain Employment Tribunal awards coming into effect on 6 April 2014. The two key changes to be aware of