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UK Government Consultation: UK To Legislate On Use Of Confidentiality (Non-Disclosure) Agreements In The Workplace
At the end of 2018, a report from a committee of the UK parliament called on employers and regulators to take a more proactive role in relation to sexual harassment in the workplace
UK
12 Aug 2019
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Positive News For Employers Wishing To Enforce Post-Termination Restrictions
In an eagerly awaited decision, the Supreme Court gave its judgment on the meaning of wording commonly used in non-compete post-termination restrictions and the possibility
UK
25 Jul 2019
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No Hindsight For Implied Terms
In Robert Bou-Simon v. BGC Brokers LP [2018] EWCA Civ 1525, the Court of Appeal considered deleted provisions and implied terms.
UK
27 Jul 2018
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Further Blow For Self-Employed Status: Tribunal Finds That Hermes Couriers Are "Workers"
The UK recognises three categories of employment status: employees, workers and self-employed contractors, each with varying levels of protection under employment law.
UK
17 Jul 2018
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Supreme Court Decision Announced In Pimlico Plumbers Case
The case has been closely monitored because of its impact on organisations engaging large numbers of individuals on a self-employed basis...
UK
14 Jun 2018
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Taylor Review: A Review of the Review
Today, the much-anticipated Taylor Review was published, with a speech by Matthew Taylor outlining his recommendations, followed by comments from Prime Minister Theresa May.
UK
19 Jul 2017
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Can Contracts For Those Working In The Gig Economy Move With The Legal Tide
The status of those working in the ‘gig economy', whether they are genuinely self-employed or, in reality, workers or employees with greater employment law rights, has become a highly charged issue -
UK
31 May 2017
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The ‘Gig' Economy Under the Spotlight
New research published by the CIPD suggests that around 1.3 million people are engaged in the UK 'gig' economy – the term used to describe flexible, short-term working arrangements...
UK
29 Mar 2017
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Modern Slavery Business Reporting: Beyond Compliance
Modern slavery and human trafficking are two of the biggest human rights challenges of our time.
UK
6 Dec 2016
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Changes To Tax Treatment Of Termination Payments
Draft legislation has now been published which will come into force in April 2018.
UK
16 Aug 2016
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A Null And Void Non-Compete Clause Does Not Trigger Automatic Damages
Until now, there has been no requirement for an employee to demonstrate any loss suffered to be entitled to damages owing to a null and void non-compete clause inserted into his or her employment contract.
France
24 Jun 2016
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What's New For Employment Law In 2016?
Readers may be glad to know that there is (perhaps) a less-busy year on the horizon in terms of changes to UK employment law.
UK
15 Jan 2016
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New Rights For Zero-Hours Workers
A quick reminder that new rules in place as of 11 January 2016 give greater protection to zero-hours workers, protecting them from dismissal and suffering from a detriment...
UK
12 Jan 2016
14
The Legality Of Employee Strike Action
Welcome to Reed Smith's Monthly Global Employment Law blog post. This month's post covers the legality of employee strikes in five key jurisdictions: France, Germany, Hong Kong, the UK and the United States.
Worldwide
22 Jul 2015
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UK Government Reveals New Legislative Programme - Implications For Employment Law
Following the unexpected victory by the Conservatives in the UK general election on 7 May, the Government has announced its programme for the next session of Parliament.
UK
4 Jun 2015
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New Reporting Requirements For Employment Intermediaries
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) continues to strive to reduce the number of workers not subject to PAYE.
UK
27 Apr 2015
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Term Limitations In Competitive Sports: Are All German Professional Sports Contracts Invalid?
The Labour Court Mainz is currently creating quite a stir in German professional sports.
Germany
13 Apr 2015
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Sickness Absence Management - Employee Rights, Risks And Recommendations
Under French law, the employment contract of an employee who is on sick leave is suspended.
Worldwide
7 Apr 2015
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Contractual Flexibility Clauses Must Be Clear And Unambiguous To Give An Employer A Right To Make Unilateral Changes
In the case of Norman and others v National Audit Office UKEAT/0276/14, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") confirmed that flexibility clauses in employment contracts which seek to give employers the right to make unilateral changes to the contract’s terms will be interpreted restrictively against employers.
UK
11 Mar 2015
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Post-Termination Restrictions In A Nutshell - To What Extent Will They Protect Your Global Business?
Under French law, employees are not bound by a post-termination non-competition obligation and can work for a competitor provided that they don’t act unfairly in doing so.
Worldwide
14 Jan 2015
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