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Latest News in Employment UK

  • April 12, 2024

    US-based MSD Broke Ban On Using 'Merck' In UK, Court Finds

    U.S.-based Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC's use of the "Merck" name on websites and social media breached the terms of a court order barring it from using the name in the U.K. to protect German drugmaker Merck KGaA's rights, a London court ruled Friday.

  • April 12, 2024

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    This past week in London has seen footwear brand Dr. Martens hit online retailer Temu with a passing off claim, Welsh soccer club Swansea sue its former head coach Russell Martin, Russian diamond tycoon Dmitry Tsvetkov file a claim against his former business Equix Group Ltd., and U.S. bank Omega Financial Corporation hit African oil and gas company Tende Energy with a claim. Here, Law360 looks at these and other new claims in the U.K.

  • April 12, 2024

    John Lewis Beats Muslim Worker's Discrimination Claim

    Department store John Lewis has beaten accusations that it discriminated against a Muslim employee, but it botched the process for sacking him, a tribunal has ruled.

  • April 12, 2024

    Abbott Loses Bid To Nix UK Whistleblowing Case On Appeal

    An appeals tribunal has rejected Abbott Laboratories' bid to escape a whistleblowing case brought by the founders of a British DNA technology business that it bought, concluding on Friday that the founders had an arguable case that U.K. judges had jurisdiction.

  • April 12, 2024

    Temp Engineer Must Pay £27K For 'Vexatious' Behavior

    An employment tribunal has ordered a temp to pay thousands of pounds in litigation costs for bringing a claim he knew he would lose, having previously failed to show on three other occasions that he was an employee or a worker.

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  • LITIGATION
  • U.K. employment tribunals, including the Employment Appeal Tribunal, including matters involving discrimination, wrongful dismissal, redundancy and whistleblowing
  • Cases in the High Court involving employment disputes such as breach of contract, employee poaching, noncompete clauses, theft of trade secrets or confidential information, employee classification, non-disclosure agreements and union activity
  • Disputes over pension schemes
  • Criminal enforcement actions brought by The Pensions Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive or against directors by The Insolvency Service
  • Any disputes relating to workers' rights stemming from Brexit between the EU and U.K.
  • HMRC enforcement efforts connected to employment income tax
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  • The Health and Safety Executive
  • Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  • Equity and Human Rights Commission
  • The Director of Labour Market Enforcement
  • Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Agency actions and rulings
  • Gender pay gap reporting
  • Industrial action
  • Legislation or regulation governing employment rights, national minimum wage, employment relations, maternity and parental leave, agency work regulations, health and safety at work

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