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No right to dismiss where employee entitled to disability payments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2018

Mr Awan was entitled to long term disability benefits of two-thirds of salary. Although the employer took out an insurance policy to cover that


Happy New Year - reference to Working Time was a protected disclosure
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2018

Ms Saha worked in the accounts department. In early December, as the company approached its year end, she wrote to her senior manager explaining that


Direction of travel - private hire drivers were workers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2018

An individual is a worker if they are obliged to provide services personally to the other party to the contract, and the other party is not a client


No more secrets - new inquiry into use of non-disclosure agreements
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) has already held an inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace. In its report, WEC called for the use of


More to do - 2018 Hampton-Alexander review published
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2018

In 2016 the Hampton-Alexander Review (the Review) set five recommendations aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions in FTSE 350


Informed choice - choosing English law relevant to jurisdiction
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2018

Employment tribunals can hear statutory claims from employees who do not work in the UK if the employee has a sufficiently strong connection with


Tightening the net - IR35 in private sector to follow public sector approach
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2018

IR35 has been in place since 2000 and is designed to ensure that someone effectively working as an employee but who provides their services through a


Fair enough - fair investigations and gross negligence as conduct issue
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2018

Two recent EAT decisions consider issues of procedural fairness. Hargreaves v Governing Body of Manchester Grammar School asked whether it was unfair


Don't ask why - Employer liable for employee's deliberate data protection breach
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2018

A second case about vicarious liability, WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, confirms that an employer was vicariously liable when an


Next steps - consultation on ethnicity pay reporting
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2018

Baroness McGregor-Smith's 2017 "Race in the Workplace" report recommended mandatory ethnicity pay reporting by £20,000 pay band. The government's