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Special report: Employment – Winning the peace

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation

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Italy: Via Dolorosa

3-Feb-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times

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The Lawyer Awards employment special report: Working models

28-May-2013 | By Joanne Harris

This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is

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Age of reason

28 May 2012

Age discrimination, the decisions in Seddon and Tiffin and the employment ramifications of firms becoming ABSs are the hot issues for the peer panel

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Come together

21-Nov-2011

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

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Who’s holding the baby? Shepherd and Wedderburn’s guide to shared parental leave download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 22-Aug-2014

From 5 April 2015, the government plans to give families greater flexibility when deciding who will take time off work to look after their new baby.

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Clydes settles whistleblowing claim with former partner Bates van Winkelhof

19-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clyde & Co has settled a long-running whistleblowing dispute with former partner Krista Bates van Winkelhof out of court after successive cases sought to establish the validity of the claim.

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Mishcon faces £66k damages bill after banker's prof neg claim

31-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Mishcon de Reya will pay over £66,000 in damages and interest to a former client after partially losing a professional negligence case in the High Court.

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British Library turns to Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough for employment advice

7-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) are to give employment advice to the British Library after winning a mini-tender run by the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC).

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Is the profession ready for role reversals?

18-Aug-2014

Male lawyers should consider embarking on a new parental journey.

Faith Dickson

Auto-enrolment for LLPs: not all plain sailing

8-Aug-2014

When it comes to LLPs, all is still not clear over auto-enrolment.

Richard Fox

Early Conciliation heralds employment law overhaul

17-Mar-2014

A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers

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