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Watch out if ... You are changing terms and conditions after a TUPE transfer
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2014

This month, the Court of Appeal in Hazel & anor v The Manchester College has once again highlighted the risks involved in changing terms and


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


Disciplinary investigations how far must you go?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2013

November 2013 How far must an employer go when investigating an allegation of misconduct? This is often something that employers are concerned about


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


Employment & labour law in the UK: Lexology Navigator Q&A
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

A structured guide to employment and labour law in the UK


UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful


‘Principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements’ overturned
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • August 18 2010

Until recently German case law - under the 'principle of uniform collective bargaining agreements' - provided that where there is more than one applicable collective bargaining agreement in a particular business operation, only one of the agreements can apply


“Without prejudice” rule remains intact
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2010

The "without prejudice" rule provides that written or oral communications which are made for the purpose of a genuine attempt to compromise a dispute between parties may generally not be admitted in evidence


No need to conclude grievance procedure before dismissal
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2010

What should you do when an employee raises a grievance at the same time as dismissal or disciplinary action is proposed?


EAT examines obligation to consider “bumping”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2010

With many employers continuing to review staffing levels a recent EAT decision highlights the importance of knowing your pooling from your bumping when making staff redundant