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Latest News in Employment UK

  • May 22, 2024

    Staffer's Pre-Prepared Resignation Letter Not Discriminatory

    A designer has lost her discrimination claim against an investment company after failing to prove that her bosses mistreated her — including by asking her to sign a pre-prepared resignation letter — because she is a Chinese woman.

  • May 22, 2024

    HSBC Can't Use Brexit To End UK Role In EU Body, Staff Say

    High street lender HSBC is obligated to keep the U.K. arm of its European works council despite Brexit, the representative body for European staff argued Wednesday as it challenged a ruling that the bank could exclude the U.K. once it left the European Economic Area.

  • May 22, 2024

    Hilco Exec Wins £296K After Being Sacked For Whistleblowing

    A tribunal has awarded a former Hilco Capital Ltd. HR director almost £296,000 ($377,000) in compensation after she was unfairly sacked for blowing the whistle over alleged banking irregularities.

  • May 22, 2024

    Employment Law Biz Reprimanded Over 'Misleading' Ad

    A British company offering human resources and employment law advice has been reprimanded by the U.K. advertising regulator for sending a misleading marketing letter, with the correspondence appearing to be from a public body.

  • May 22, 2024

    UK Gov't Calls Elections For July 4 Despite Poor Polls

    Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday called an early general election to be held on July 4, advancing the electoral timetable even though his Conservative Party lags decisively behind the opposition Labour Party.

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Areas of Coverage

  • LITIGATION
  • U.K. employment tribunals, including the Employment Appeal Tribunal, including matters involving discrimination, wrongful dismissal, redundancy and whistleblowing
  • Cases in the High Court involving employment disputes such as breach of contract, employee poaching, noncompete clauses, theft of trade secrets or confidential information, employee classification, non-disclosure agreements and union activity
  • Disputes over pension schemes
  • Criminal enforcement actions brought by The Pensions Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive or against directors by The Insolvency Service
  • Any disputes relating to workers' rights stemming from Brexit between the EU and U.K.
  • HMRC enforcement efforts connected to employment income tax
  • AGENCIES
  • The Pensions Regulator
  • The Health and Safety Executive
  • Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  • Equity and Human Rights Commission
  • The Director of Labour Market Enforcement
  • Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Agency actions and rulings
  • Gender pay gap reporting
  • Industrial action
  • Legislation or regulation governing employment rights, national minimum wage, employment relations, maternity and parental leave, agency work regulations, health and safety at work

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  • Corporate counsel and compliance officers at Fortune Global 500+ companies
  • Human resources professionals
  • Trade unions
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies, and companies
  • Policymakers at government agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the UK
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