Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – November 2016

Employment Round Up THUMBNAIL In this issue we look at a recent Court of Appeal decision focusing on sexual orientation protection following a refusal to bake a cake decorated with a gay rights message. We also look at the rights of breastfeeding mothers at work, and Asda’s equal pay claim case, which may lead to further claims against Asda. We consider Tribunal decisions deciding employment status and rest break rights. We review the importance of having clear guidelines on job descriptions, and proposals to provide an entitlement to bereavement leave. Finally, we give an update on changes to the Immigration Rules.
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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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