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Round-up of UK employment law developments in February 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Commencement orders have confirmed that the mandatory period for ACAS early conciliation of potential tribunal claims will apply to claims lodged


UK: collective redundancy obligations: Woolworths case referred to ECJ
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Court of Appeal has decided to refer to the European Court of Justice the case ofUSDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


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


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


Government provides details of proposals to reform maternity and parental leave rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2013

The Children and Families Bill published earlier this year includes provisions to implement the government's plans for a new sustem of shared


UK: Discrimination Equality Act does prohibit post-employment victimisation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

Following two conflicting EAT decisions last year (see here), the Court of Appeal has now ruled that the Equality Act should be read as prohibiting


Round-up of UK employment law developments in April 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

Employers may need to distance themselves from discriminatory remarks made by shareholders who are closely connected to or wield influence over the


UK: Disability time limit for reasonable adjustment claim may be affected by employer’s commitment to review decision
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2014

An EAT has ruled that, as the duty to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled employee is a continuing duty, a failure to comply with that duty


Practical steps for employers when preparing for the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") aims to harmonise data protection procedures and enforcement across the European Union. It will apply


UK: family-friendly leave and flexible work: policies will need updating to reflect new rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act