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UK: Whistleblowing- Court of Appeal decision on agency workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers should note that agency workers may be able to bring whistleblowing claims against both the end-user and the third party introducer. The


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on approach to suitable alternatives
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

Employers considering withholding a statutory redundancy payment, on the ground that they have offered a suitable alternative job which has been


UK: Redundancy - EAT rules on selecting for a reduced number of roles
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

The EAT's decision in Green v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham highlights the need for employers to ensure they adopt a fair process on a


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


UK: tribunal rules that failure to enhance pay for shared parental leave is sex discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

A tribunal has ruled that an employer's failure to enhance pay for shared parental leave (SPL) to the same level as enhanced maternity pay is direct


UK: ECJ rules dress code requiring neutral appearance may be lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The European Court of Justice has finally handed down its judgment in two cases involving employees dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf at


UK: Termination - for contractual claims, notice of termination takes effect on actual personal receipt (in absence of express provision)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

Employers wanting certainty as to the date of termination for contractual purposes should ensure that the employment contract specifies when notice