Charles Wynn-Evans

Charles Wynn-Evans

Dechert LLP

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Publications

Share:

International Employment Law Review - March 2014 - Issue 5

Welcome to the latest edition of the International Employment Law Review, presented by Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice. In this issue, we examine the most significant employment law developments in Belgium, England...more

3/26/2014 - Collective Bargaining Employee Rights EU International Labor Laws Russia UK

Financial Penalties for Breaches of Employment Rights with “Aggravating Features” to be Imposed in the UK from April 2014

At present, when an employment tribunal finds in favour of a claimant, it does not have any power to penalise the employer for breaching the statutory employment obligations it owes to the individual other than by way of an...more

3/26/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues UK

Mandatory Pre-Claim Conciliation for Employment Tribunal Claims in the UK

Employers and employees have long been able to volunteer to take part in conciliation to seek to resolve their disputes with the assistance of the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (“ACAS”). This service is most...more

3/26/2014 - Arbitration UK

Increase in UK Employment Compensation Limits

The maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for “ordinary” unfair dismissal claims will increase from 6 April 2014, as will the weekly wage figure for calculating statutory redundancy payments....more

2/26/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Termination UK Unfair Dismissal

Changes to TUPE Coming Into Force in the UK

The long awaited and much debated changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) have now been finalised in the snappily titled Collective Redundancies and Transfer of...more

1/28/2014 - Collective Bargaining Employee Rights Termination TUPE UK

Global Legal Insights - Employment & Labour Law, 2nd Edition: United Kingdom

Introduction - The year since the first edition of Global Legal Insights – Employment & Labour Law has seen some of the most far-reaching and significant employment law reform in the United Kingdom for many years,...more

1/8/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Job Creation Termination UK Unemployment Wage and Hour Whistleblowers

UK's Information Commissioner’s Office issues guidance on dealing with requests from individuals for personal information

Dealing with a subject access request (SAR), whether or not the person making the request is an employee, can be very time consuming. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued a Code of Practice in August 2013 on...more

11/15/2013 - Data Protection EU Personally Identifiable Information Subject Access Request UK UK Data Protection Act

UK Employment Law Update: Be Careful With Your Employment Procedures

This OnPoint reports on two recent UK employment law decisions which remind employers of the perils of failing to comply with appropriate procedures in relation to the conduct of disciplinary, grievance and other matters....more

9/16/2013 - Compliance Employer Liability Issues Grievance Process UK

TUPE Changes Announced Today - Less Dramatic Reform Than Expected?

TUPE - the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 - is seen as one of the most complex, difficult and unpredictable areas for businesses to deal with when conducting business sales, outsourcings...more

9/5/2013 - Compliance Financial Regulatory Reform TUPE UK

Enhanced Redundancy Payments in the UK - Beware of Custom and Practice

Many employers make enhanced redundancy payments to staff in excess of the basic statutory entitlement as a matter of routine. The employer may be contractually committed - and entirely happy - to make these payments, where...more

8/19/2013 - Collective Bargaining Employer Liability Issues Employment Contract UK

International Employment Law Review: August 2013 - Issue 4: Recent Employment Law Developments in Russia

Legislation - Significant New Amendments to the Russian Labor Code - During the first half of 2013, a number of amendments were introduced into the Russian Labor Code. These amendments relate to remote...more

8/14/2013 - Advertising CEOs Discrimination Hiring & Firing International Labor Laws New Legislation Public Employees Residency Status Russia Statute of Limitations Temporary Employees Work Permits

International Employment Law Review: August 2013 - Issue 4: Recent Employment Law Developments in Luxembourg

Legislation - Law Against the Employment of Illegal Aliens Passed - On December 21, 2012, the Luxembourg Parliament enacted a law against the employment of individuals illegally present in Luxembourg....more

8/13/2013 - Collective Bargaining EU European Commission Fixed-Term Labor Contracts Insurers Leave of Absence New Legislation Notice Requirements Proposed Legislation Sports Undocumented Immigrants Unions Wages

International Employment Law Review: August 2013 - Issue 4: Recent Employment Law Developments in Germany

Legislation - New Thresholds for Mini and Midi-Jobs are Established - Beginning January 1, 2013 the earning thresholds for mini-jobs and midi-jobs have been raised from € 400 to € 450 for mini-jobs and from €...more

8/12/2013 - EU Mini-Jobs New Legislation Notice Requirements Part-Time Employees Vacation Leave

International Employment Law Review: August 2013 - Issue 4: Recent Employment Law Developments in France

Legislation - Interprofessional National Agreement and Law on Employment Security Passed - On January 11, 2013, social partners at national level agreed to an interprofessional agreement “for a new economic and...more

8/9/2013 - Accord National Interprofessionnel Bullying Cybersecurity EU European Court of Justice Hiring & Firing International Labor Laws Non-Compete Agreements Privacy Rule Termination

International Employment Law Review - August 2013 - Issue 4: An Overview of Labor and Employment in England and Wales

Fees in Employment Tribunals - In an effort to shift the burden of tribunal costs away from the taxpayer and to the parties using the service, the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeals Tribunal Fees Order...more

8/7/2013 - EU Foreign Corporations International Labor Laws Just Compensation UK Unfair Dismissal Whistleblowers

International Employment Law Review - August 2013 - Issue 4: Overview of Labor and Employment Law in China

As China’s economy and role in the international markets grows, labor and employment law plays an increasingly important role in China. Indeed, in recent years, the number of labor disputes has skyrocketed and this trend is...more

8/6/2013 - China International Labor Laws Labor Disputes New Legislation New Regulations RMBS

Pre-termination Negotiations and Settlement Agreements in the United Kingdom

New statutory provisions on confidential pre-termination negotiations will come into force in the UK on 29 July 2013. In simple terms, the new provisions permit discussions between employers and employees about terminating...more

7/19/2013 - Hiring & Firing Negotiations New Legislation Pre-Termination Notice Settlement Termination UK

Introduction of Fees in UK Employment Tribunal Claims

The Government has now announced the implementation date - Monday 29 July 2013 - for the introduction of the payment of fees in relation to Employment Tribunal claims. A claimant will be required to pay an “issue fee” on...more

6/8/2013 - Appeals Discrimination Employment Tribunals Equal Pay EU Filing Fees Unfair Dismissal

Monitoring and Recording Telephone Calls in the United Kingdom

It is widely (and incorrectly!) believed that it is unlawful in the UK in any circumstances to monitor and record telephone calls without drawing this to the attention of the parties to the call. There are in fact broad...more

5/2/2013 - Audio Recording Data Protection EU Private Communications Telecommunications Transmission Lines

Collective Redundancy Consultation in Great Britain - changes to the legislation and Acas Guidance

Important changes to the rules requiring employers to conduct collective redundancy consultation with representatives of the affected employees, where 20 or more redundancies are proposed in a 90 day period, came into effect...more

5/1/2013 - Collective Redundancy Consultations Compliance EU Fixed-Term Labor Contracts Hiring & Firing Penalties

UK Government Announces Revised Timetable for Employment Law Reform

The Government has announced an updated and revised timetable for the implementation of its proposed employment law reforms over the next two years. The Government’s Employment Law Review was launched in 2010 to...more

3/18/2013 - EU Job Creation Medical Leave Minimum Wage Pre-Termination Notice Termination Whistleblowers

International Employment Law Review - January 2013, Issue 3

Welcome to the latest edition of the International Employment Law Review, presented by Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice. In this issue, we examine the most significant employment law developments of the year thus far...more

1/21/2013 - ADA Classification International Labor Laws NLRB Paid Leave Pensions Restrictive Covenants TUPE Wages

Increase in UK Compensation Limits

From 1 February 2013 the maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for unfair dismissal (save in the exceptional cases such as whistleblowing, where no cap applies to the compensatory award) will increase,...more

12/20/2012 - Compensatory Awards Unfair Dismissal

24 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1