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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Sep 2013
Round-up of UK employment law developments in JulyAugust 2013
The new protected settlement discussion regime came into effect on 29 July 2013. Unless there has been 'improper behaviour', termination discussions
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Dec 2010
Revised guidance from the UK Border Agency on the prevention of illegal working and the document checks required of employers.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Jul 2010
Disciplinaries: timing, scope of investigation, relevance of prior incident
Three recent decisions clarify a number of points concerning disciplinaries.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 6 May 2010
Dismissal: may be fair to hold disciplinary before related grievance appeal
An employer may be able fairly to hold a disciplinary hearing and dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with a reasonable instruction without first hearing the employee's related grievance appeal challenging the instruction.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 1 Apr 2010
Discipline: initial use of informal procedure may prejudice fairness of formal disciplinary proceedings
An employer who has started an informal process appropriate only for less serious misconduct will need new evidence of more serious issues before it will be fair for it to stop that process and instead dismiss under a formal disciplinary procedure.