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Changes to UK’s TUPE Regulations

New TUPE Regulations come into force on 31 January, with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issuing updated accompanying guidance. On 31 January 2014, the regulations that will amend the UK’s Transfer...more

1/28/2014 - Employee Rights TUPE UK

UK Supreme Court Confirms Scientology Is a Religion

With implications for employers, Court’s decision reinforces that non-mainstream religions also fall within the scope of the Equality Act. On December 11, in R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar...more

12/13/2013 - Churches Discrimination Equality Act EU Marriage Religion Religious Discrimination Scientology UK

Update on UK Employee Shareholder Provisions

The new provisions are now in force and allow UK employees to give up certain employment rights in return for shares in their employer (or its parent), but important questions remain unanswered. On 1 September, the new...more

9/6/2013 - Employee Rights Employee Shareholders Shareholder Rights Termination TUPE UK

Report on UK Banking Urges “Radical Reform” to Raise Standards

The report from the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards includes recommendations on remuneration, diversity, and whistleblowing. On June 19, the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (the Commission)...more

6/27/2013 - EU Incentives Investment Banks Proposed Legislation Wages Whistleblowers

All Change in the UK Employment Tribunals

New procedural rules to take effect and tribunal fees to be introduced on 29 July 2013. On 3 June, the UK government published "The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013" (the New...more

6/6/2013 - Employment Tribunals EU Fees Jurisdiction Preliminary Hearings

One Step Closer to Boardroom Equality in the UK?

Reports show that the number of female board members at UK-listed companies continues to grow but that the rate of appointments must increase to meet targets for gender-balanced boardrooms....more

4/15/2013 - Board of Directors Gender Equity

UK Employment Law Changes to Take Effect in April

Changes include the annual increase on certain statutory payments and a reduction in the collective consultation period for large redundancy exercises. Changes to the collective consultation regime were announced by...more

3/27/2013 - Collective Redundancy Consultations Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act EU Proposed Legislation Statutory Parental Pay

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