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Employers may face increase in tribunal claims as Supreme Court rules fees are unlawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2017

Employers could face in an increase in tribunal claims, following the Supreme Court's historic ruling that the fee regime introduced for Employment


Whistleblowing: an employee can bring a detriment claim against colleagues for their actions in dismissing him
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2017

The EAT in International Petroleum Ltd v Osipov has made clear that an employee can bring a whistleblowing detriment claim against a fellow worker in


UK: Gig economy- Taylor Review released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 12 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices "Good Work" was published yesterday. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Taylor Review recognises benefits of gig economy but calls for additional employment law rights for “dependent contractors” and tax reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this morning. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Brexit and EU citizens’ rights - UK proposals and action points for employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2017

The UK Government has published its proposals for safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK post Brexit (link). Settling the future


General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in


UK: Disciplinary hearings- nominal damages for refusal of an unsuitable companion
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers will welcome a tribunal decision that damages for failure to allow a chosen companion at a disciplinary hearing should be nominal where the


UK: Whistleblowing - new rules for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The FCA and PRA have recently published new rules on whistleblowing procedures for UK branches of foreign banks and insurers, which will apply from 7


UK: Whistleblowing- employer belief that disclosure is not protected is no defence
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

A recent Court of Appeal decision has highlighted the need for caution when dismissing an employee for making a disclosure. If objectively the


UK: Unfair dismissal - poor attitude towards organisational change could justify gross misconduct dismissal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld a tribunal ruling that deliberate resistance by a manager asked to implement organisational change was gross