Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – February 2016

UKEmploymentLawRoundUp Feb2016 In this edition we will be taking a look at some employment issues which have been making headlines and at some of the more technical points raised in recent case law. We will consider the Government’s recent release of its hotly awaited consultation paper on gender pay gap reporting; and the implications of the High Court’s recent ruling that parts of the criminal records checks rules are ‘arbitrary’ and unlawful. We will also delve into a recent tax decision of the Upper Tribunal considering the taxation of injury to feelings settlement payment; a couple of EAT cases highlighting its approach to Early Conciliation and the Tribunal’s powers to make case management orders; and a rare TUPE case dealing with the issue of temporary cessation of work.
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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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