Thailand: Proposed Amendments to the Labour Protection Act

On 21 September 2018, the Minister of Labour announced the National Legislative Assembly's ("NLA") in principle approval of the draft amendment ("Draft Amendment") to the Labour Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) ("Act"). Key changes and implications for employers are discussed… Read more

France: Transfer of employees between group companies – an update

1.    Previous practice Previously, transferring French employees to another group company (whether in France or overseas) with their consent was a fairly simple process, involving a simple tri-partite agreement between the employee, the existing group company in France and the… Read more

UK: New publications

Acas guidance on TUPE (reflecting the January 2014 reforms) Acas guidance on dealing with World Cup-related employee issues TUC guidance for employers and staff on autism in the workplace TUC guidance for workplace representatives on the health and safety of older… Read more

UK: amendments to TUPE finalised and in force 31 January 2014

Parliament has now approved the final regulations amending TUPE and collective redundancy law, with effect (in most part) from 31 January 2014;  a copy is available here.  The Government has also issued amended guidance on TUPE to reflect the changes.  The… Read more

UK: TUPE reforms to come into force on 31 January 2014

On 17 December 2013, BIS published its seventh statement of new regulation, which confirms that the new TUPE regulations (so far only published in draft - see here) will come into force on 31 January 2014.  The final regulations are… Read more

UK: TUPE reform – draft regulations published

On 31 October the Government published draft regulations to amend TUPE, available here. These are not yet finalised or agreed with Ministers. The Government intends to lay the regulations before Parliament in December 2013 and bring them into force in… Read more

UK: TUPE – recent developments

The Employment Minister, Jo Swinson, has announced that simplified TUPE regulations will be unveiled in September, rather than the beginning of July as originally indicated. This may suggest a delay to the original planned implementation date of October 2013. The… Read more

France: Important changes to employment law

Last week the French Parliament adopted a major employment law which will have a significant impact on companies with a workforce in France.  Key provisions of the new law for employers include: greater certainty in relation to the timing of collective… Read more