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Worldwide update also includes items on Prince Charles’ letters and a code of practice for UK public authorities.
The proceeds of a sale of misappropriated antiques were the assets involved in Credit Agricole Corp and Investment Bank v Papadimitriou.
The PCBS made a series of recommendations in its June 2013 report which were designed to encourage employees to ‘blow the whistle’ and for the FCA to take a greater role in ensuring compliance.
Constructive knowledge will only be fixed on the employer where it has failed to take steps to discover the employee’s status. Here are some do’s and don’ts for employers.
Employers should be satisfied the commission in question can be described as ’normal remuneration’, and other tips.
As well as parental leave and the minimum wage, changes to National Insurance contributions, sick pay and Tribunal compensation are on the way.
ICO warns financial call centre to stop sending pensions texts, alluding to the fact that the messages were “misleading”.
One of the most anticipated changes the recast Brussels Regulation EU on the jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters brings relates to the arbitration exclusion.
Higher court fees have been met with concern by senior members of the judiciary who are worried about the impact on SMEs and litigants in person – and the fixed fee, which could be disproportionate.
In April increases will be made to various statutory payments and other forms of employment-related compensation payments.
Regular overview. Also includes latest developments on the borrower-lender-supplier agreement exemption, crowdfunding and card payment schemes.
The High Court decision in Williams v Leeds United FC is a stark reminder that things an employee has done at work and forgotten about can come back to haunt them.
Two recent cases remind us that attempts to reserve a right to unilaterally vary an employment contract will be subject to careful scrutiny.
Disqualifying employees with sickness absence warnings from a discretionary bonus scheme amounts to discrimination.
Update on credit developments.
The decision in Plevin is of significant interest to financial institutions as it is the first opportunity the Supreme Court has had to consider the unfair relationship provisions in the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
The Commercial Court recently handed down another judgment in the long-running matter of Starlight Shipping Company v Allianz Marine and Aviation Versicherungs AG & Ors .
The EAT has ruled that an employee of a British company, who worked remotely in Australia for family reasons, was protected against unfair dismissal and whistleblowing detriment.
This article includes: Court fees to increase; Which country’s courts will hear your dispute? Brussels Regulation Recast; Pre-Jackson success fees and human rights; and more.
Social media usage continues to put employees’ jobs at risk.