July 24, 2024

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UK employment and labour laws 2024: expert analysis

Anna Birtwistle, partner in the Employment team, and Amy Wren, Senior Counsel, served as contributing editors for Global Legal Insights, writing the UK chapter on Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations 2024. You can explore the Employment Law chapter via free online access here.

Global Legal Insights is a leading provider of international legal intelligence, publishing in-depth legal analysis of the issues that matter in key industrial, business and financial fields. 

The Employment law chapter covers general employment and litigation trends in the UK over the last 12 months, giving employers and decision-makers access to essential knowledge and perspective on key developments affecting the workplace. In particular, the chapter covers:

  • Redundancies / reductions in workforce, business transfers, and reorganisations
  • Discrimination and retaliation protection
  • Protection against dismissal
  • Statutory employment protection rights
  • Worker consultation, trade unions and industrial action
  • Employee privacy
  • Other recent developments in the field of employment and labour law

This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.

© Farrer & Co LLP, July 2024

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Anna Birtwistle

Partner

Anna is an experienced employment and partnership lawyer, advising both businesses and senior executives and has a particular interest in employee competition matters. She is ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Legal 500 and in the band 1 of Chambers & Partners for Employment (Senior Executives). 

Anna is an experienced employment and partnership lawyer, advising both businesses and senior executives and has a particular interest in employee competition matters. She is ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Legal 500 and in the band 1 of Chambers & Partners for Employment (Senior Executives). 



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Amy Wren

Senior Counsel

Amy is a Senior Counsel and Knowledge Lawyer in the employment team, providing expert technical legal support to the team and leading its know-how function. Given the fast-changing nature of employment law, Amy ensures the team is at the forefront of all legal changes and can provide the best possible advice to our clients.

Amy is a Senior Counsel and Knowledge Lawyer in the employment team, providing expert technical legal support to the team and leading its know-how function. Given the fast-changing nature of employment law, Amy ensures the team is at the forefront of all legal changes and can provide the best possible advice to our clients.



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