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Latest News in Employment UK

  • July 24, 2024

    Gender-Critical Barrister Loses Appeal Against Stonewall

    A gender-critical barrister lost her appeal against Stonewall Equality Ltd. on Wednesday after failing to convince the Employment Appeal Tribunal that the LGBTQ+ charity had "induced or attempted to induce" Garden Court Chambers into the discrimination she experienced. 

  • July 24, 2024

    HMRC Wins Battle Over Candy Maker's Holiday Fund Scheme

    HM Revenue & Customs has convinced an appeals tribunal that a Scottish sweet maker must compensate its employees for salary deductions it put aside in "holiday funds," with the judge finding the scheme ran afoul of national minimum wage regulations.

  • July 24, 2024

    Asset Recovery Firms Deny Profit-Stripping Rule Is Too Harsh

    Two asset recovery companies told Britain's top court Wednesday that a law to strip profits from people who quit jobs to chase the business of a former employer is not "too harsh," in a case with potentially wide implications for "bad-faith resignations."

  • July 24, 2024

    Compliance Biz Unfairly Fired Staffer After Cancer Diagnosis

    A compliance consultancy discriminated against a manager when it decided to cut her loose with no explanation other than her recent cancer diagnosis, a tribunal has ruled.

  • July 24, 2024

    British Steel Pension Redress Scheme Pays Out £8.7M

    The Financial Conduct Authority said Wednesday that its redress program for steelworkers given poor pensions advice has paid out a total of just £8.7 million ($11.2 million) in compensation.

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  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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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  • Judges and court staff across the UK
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