The recent UK High Court decision in Re-use Collections Limited v Sendall & May Glass Recycling Ltd, highlights to employers that new restrictive covenants will not be enforceable against employees unless substantial...more
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New Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) rules allow eligible employees to share up to 50 weeks' leave and 39 weeks' pay in the year following a child's birth or...more
The new rules on early conciliation will be seen by some as another obstacle in the path of the poor put upon litigant employees and by others as a sensible way to encourage employers and employees to try to resolve disputes...more
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released proposed guidance on 6 September 2013 on its implementation of the remuneration provisions in the AIFM Directive (the AIFM Remuneration Code) for UK alternative investment...more
Legislation came into force in the UK on 29 July 2013, limiting the amount an employee can receive by way of compensation for unfair dismissal to the lower of £74,200 or 52 weeks’ gross pay. ...more
More than seven months after publishing its consultation paper, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently published final guidelines (Guidelines) on sound remuneration policies under the Alternative...more
Today the Supreme Court has handed down its widely anticipated judgment in the case of Société Générale v. Geys. The decision clarifies the powers of employers to terminate the employment of employees without giving full...more