Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – June 2016

In this issue we look into the implications of misusing data in the employment context. In particular, we utline recent ICO prosecutions of employees for unlawfully obtaining data. We also look at a decision involving interim relief and an order for the deletion of data.
UK Employment Law Round-up – June 2016In our case law review we also analyse the Advocate General’s view on a ban on wearing a headscarf at work and whether that is discriminatory under the European Directive.
For those concerned about issues involving working time, there is a helpful clarification about injury to feelings awards in the context of Working Time Regulations claims.
There are also some indications of future legislative changes in relation to the National Minimum Wage and increasing the representation of black and minority ethnic workers in the workplace.
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Gilla Harris

About Gilla Harris

Gilla has experience covering all aspects of commercial litigation and specialises in employment and regulatory issues. She has extensive High Court, Court of Appeal and House of Lords experience in addition to tribunal experience.

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Sarah Beeby

About Sarah Beeby

Sarah is a partner and head of the Firm's tier one ranked People, Reward and Mobility practice in Milton Keynes. A very experienced employment lawyer, she undertakes a full range of employment work for a wide variety of clients in the private and public sectors, including many leading companies and household names. Sarah's work includes advising on large-scale redundancy and restructuring exercises, TUPE transfers and complex outsourcing arrangements, as well as advising on the employment aspects of large corporate transactions, having worked on numerous multi-million pound transactions for an impressive portfolio of clients.

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