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
Inspiring change in Italy — the gender gap at work download subscription
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Inspiring Change’ — this is no more needed than in Italy, according to Lexellent.
Business immigration — tips for the unwary subscription
The BBC is to hire three legal services apprentices to join its in-house legal team in London, making it the latest organisation to throw its weight behind legal apprenticeships.
A former ABN Amro Group senior lawyer has brought a £300,000 case against the bank after claiming she was racially harassed and hounded out of her job.
Pinsent Masons has unveiled plans to boost gender diversity across the firm by targeting a 30 per cent female partnership, setting an interim goal of 25 per cent within the next four years.
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