Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times
This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is
Age discrimination, the decisions in Seddon and Tiffin and the employment ramifications of firms becoming ABSs are the hot issues for the peer panel
The Government is not standing still in its efforts to adapt employment law to today’s commercial realities, but as Tom Flanagan reports, a lack of cohesion between the various initiatives is threatening their efficacy
Commercially speaking, the meanings of partner are manifold. Tim Marshall cites two recent cases that indicate clearly the need for pen-and-ink clarity from the outset
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DLA Piper has released the winter 2014 issue of SHE Matters, a newsletter dedicated to safety, health and the environment.
The Central London Employment Tribunal has upheld a former ABN Amro lawyer’s unfair dismissal claim against the bank but thrown out her 41 allegations of racial discrimination.
Ashurst’s London pensions head Steven Hull has become the latest partner departure from the firm as he joins Eversheds’ City office.
Dentons has unveiled a mass restructure for its UKMEA LLP following its 2013 tripartite merger, bringing its list of practice and sector groups under five new divisional heads.
European courts are divided over the rights of parents of surrogate babies to take paid leave
TUPE regulations are in line for refinement, but not fundamental change, which is a good thing
Political hysteria over zero-hours contracts is unhelpful and misplaced as safeguards already exist