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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 24 Nov 2017

When Mummy doesn’t necessarily know best - mediation and maternity rights claims

At the end of my post on Maternity Action’s report on unfair redundancies I mentioned a number of the reasons why many recent mothers do not raise

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 18 Jul 2017

Staying in tune with whistleblowing law - just what is “the public interest”?

Back in 2015 we reported on the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s decision in Chestertons, a ruling which struck fear into the hearts of employers

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom, European Union | 20 Mar 2017

They think it’s all over for holiday pay disputes - is it now?

Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court refused British Gas consent to appeal the Lock holiday pay case any further, finally putting an end to the five year

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 4 Jul 2011

The blame game - competence and capability

Sick of having to chase your staff to perform?

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 20 Jan 2011

Employment review

It looks increasingly unlikely that the "dual discrimination" provisions set out in the Equality Act 2010 will be coming into force this April.

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 7 Dec 2010

Government publishes its Equality Strategy including plans on positive action and gender pay reporting

The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality.

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 18 Aug 2010

No need to conclude grievance procedure before dismissal

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

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 18 Aug 2010

“Without prejudice” rule remains intact

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.

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Squire Patton Boggs | Spain, United Kingdom | 29 Oct 2009

Swearing at your boss may be OK in Spain!

Following a decision by Catalunya’s Superior Court of Justice earlier in the year, it seems that serious verbal abuse of a more senior colleague may not always be a ground for dismissal.

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Squire Patton Boggs | United Kingdom | 23 Apr 2009

Be clear about the termination date

Negotiations over the terms of a Compromise Agreement can sometimes become protracted and the proposed termination date set out in the draft Agreement may come and go.

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