Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – May 2016

During our Annual Update seminar on 27 April 2016, we discussed some of the legislative changes that employers should look out for over the next 12 months. One of these was the Trade Union Bill having now received Royal Assent.
UK Employment Newsletter 3DCoverIn this issue we also look at the EU’s Trade Secrets Directive and how this could impact on whistleblowers in the UK, as well as the Government’s call for evidence on the use of non-compete clauses.
We will also analyse cases which look at whether employees have a right to privacy in the workplace regarding email communications, whether terms contained in an employee handbook can be incorporated within an employee’s contract of employment and how tribunals should approach the remedy of re-engagement.
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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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