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TUPE - change of client
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2013

In October 2012, the Court of Appeal confirmed that a Service Provision Change ("SPC") TUPE transfer can only occur where the client who receives the


Pensions issues in European mergers and acquisitions
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 28 2007

Pensions-related issues have long been a major concern in M&A transactions in the United States


Unilateral changes to contracts of employment
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2010

An employer may be entitled to make unilateral changes to a contract of employment where the contract gives the express right to do so


Tribunal fees and reform of rules
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2013

From the summer, fees will be introduced into the Employment Tribunal system. Fees will be charged at two stages: the first upon issue of the claim


Compensation for constructive dismissal
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2009

The Court of Appeal has held in Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell 2009 EWCA Civ 938 that allowances can be made for sums earned by an individual during what would have been their notice period in cases of constructive dismissal


Fee fantastic or fee fury? Employers wanting to avoid unmeritorious claims might welcome the new fees, but unison is applying for judicial review
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

From the 29 July 2013, the new fee regime for issuing and hearing claims in the Employment Tribunal ("ET") and Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT"


Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal asks ECJ to clarify the need for "one establishment" requirement when triggering collective consultation obligations
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 29 2013

It is not just the EAT which has been busy determining when collective consultation obligations arise. The Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal has


The UKin an attempt to simplify employment laws, the government has introduced a range of legislative reforms aimed at promoting economic growth and making employment laws less restrictive for employers
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2013

For example, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 ("ERRA") will give shareholders of listed companies more control over directors' pay


Restrictive covenants
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

2014 saw good news for employers seeking to protect their businesses from ex-employees attempting to compete or divert business opportunities. In


Age discrimination update
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

2013 was the "age of age discrimination cases". A number of key cases were decided by various courts - all have significantly helped to clarify the