The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down an important decision for UK employers, limiting the right of workers to carry forward holiday entitlement accrued during a period of long-term sickness absence.
Significant changes are being made to UK employment law with effect from 29 July 2013. These form part of a raft of legislative changes being introduced throughout 2013, details of which are summarised in the table that...more
The UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) has now published its judgment in litigation that resulted from the 2008 closure of Woolworths. It confirms initial reports of a significant change to the law on UK collective...more
Important changes to the UK whistleblowing regime come into force today, 25 June 2013. Their effect is to close loopholes identified in earlier legislation and to bring the whistleblowing regime more into line with its...more
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) is reported to have handed down a decision, in litigation that resulted from the 2008 closure of Woolworths, which may mean a radical change to the law on collective redundancy...more
The UK Supreme Court has provided guidance about two issues of importance for employers wishing to dismiss a UK employee:
1. What happens when an employer dismisses an employee in a manner that breaches the terms of the...more
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in Redfearn v United Kingdom  ECHR 1878, has held that employment law in the United Kingdom does not adequately protect individuals from dismissal as a result of their...more