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.
In 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
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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The Court of Appeal has held that where a contract of employment lacks a provision for when notice of termination takes effect, it is effective from when the employee personally takes delivery of the letter containing notice.
With greater public awareness, political interest and transparency around the importance of good workplace mental health and wellbeing, more and more employers are reviewing their activities in this space.
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