With 2024 now underway, this is the perfect time to check out our Insights publication.

In case you missed it, Insights highlights what’s on the horizon for employers this year across a range of jurisdictions, including the UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong and US, and provides a regional snapshot of the key hot topics

Our latest legal update considers the amendments recently proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) to its Conduct Rules, to include non-financial misconduct such as bullying and harassment.

We look at issues including:

  • When behaviour will be considered work-related as opposed to something that is part of an employee’s personal or private life.

The US securities exchanges (NYSE and Nasdaq) recently introduced new rules requiring listed US companies to adopt policies that provide for clawback of incentive-based compensation in the event of a restatement of the company’s financial statements.

In this Legal Update, Mayer Brown’s Employment and Benefits Group discusses the impact of the new rules on companies

There has been some debate in recent years as to whether or not the written terms between an alleged independent contractor and the recipient of their services hold any weight at all when determining the employment status of an individual.

In the past, it was always thought to be one factor to be weighed up

The Government is consulting on a draft Code of Practice that will regulate the practice of dismissal and re-engagement, or “fire and re-hire”, as it has become known more recently.  This is the practice that became particularly controversial following the dismissal by P&O of 800 staff in 2022, in order to replace them with lower-cost

In this episode, Chris Fisher looks at the recent Court of Appeal decision in Planon v Gilligan, where the employer was refused an injunction to enforce a non-compete clause because of the loss of income that the employee would have suffered and the two month delay before the employer issued its proceedings.

https://www.mayerbrown.com/en/perspectives-events/podcasts/uk-employment-law