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Large companies to publish payment practices download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Mar-2015

The government has announced it will introduce a requirement for many companies to report on payment practices, and a hardening of the Prompt Payment Code on payment terms.  

Privatised water companies and Environmental Information Regulations: some clarity at last download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Mar-2015

One of the longest-running debates about the interpretation of the Environmental Information Regulations is the extent to which they can apply to private bodies. A recent decision brings some clarity to the issue.

Israel’s frustrating sanctions regime: common compliance pitfalls download subscription

Herzog Fox & Neeman 26-Mar-2015

Compliance hurdles have dismayed exporters. Lacking guidance, companies have developed robust trade policies and armed themselves with legal memoranda, opinions and even ’pre-rulings’ or ’quasi-licenses’ 

Dubai solar energy scheme: more assistance on offer download subscription

Eversheds 25-Mar-2015

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is looking at ways of assisting parties seeking to get involved.

What does the future hold for regeneration? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 25-Mar-2015

Regeneration continues to make headlines but delivering such projects and building sustainable communities takes huge investment – and commitment. 

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No protection against retaliation for merely sustaining a workplace injury download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights, but not for merely sustaining an injury.

US immigrant investor scheme under fire: a political fuss about nothing download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

From media reports of a Homeland Security report on an immigrant investor visa programme you might think there is a great problem that needs immediate attention. Not true. 

Companies at risk of being caught out by not taking employee mental health seriously download subscription

Collas Crill 27-Mar-2015

An increasing number of companies are seeking legal advice on how to manage employees who have been signed off work due to stress.

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Out of sight, out of mind: submissions should be easy to navigate and understand download subscription

Gateley 27-Mar-2015

In a recent Technology and Construction Court case the court enforced an adjudicator’s decision even though the adjudicator had clearly overlooked a document that would have reversed his decision.

Lessons on work-related fraud download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Spot the signs: 40% of fraudsters live beyond their means while 30% are known to be in financial difficulties. These and other insights in this Canadian report could help HR professionals combat fraud.

Stack the odds in your favour: directors’ agreements and express terms download subscription

Collas Crill 26-Mar-2015

A director has been allowed to claim unpaid wages and compensation for constructive unfair dismissal from a company, despite there being no formal contract of employment. 

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Breach of the Australian Franchising Code to result in fines download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Jul-2014

As foreshadowed by the coalition government earlier this year, penalties for breach of the Franchising Code of Conduct are to be introduced.

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Out of sight, out of mind: submissions should be easy to navigate and understand download subscription

Gateley 27-Mar-2015

In a recent Technology and Construction Court case the court enforced an adjudicator’s decision even though the adjudicator had clearly overlooked a document that would have reversed his decision.

Holiday pay must include commission download subscription

Gateley 26-Mar-2015

The decision in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd has been handed down, confirming that holiday pay must be calculated to include commission payments too.

Record-keeping requirements for insolvency practitioners simplified download subscription

Gateley 26-Mar-2015

On 27 February 2015, the Government passed new laws which will come into force on 1 October 2015, which are intended to simplify an IP’s record-keeping requirements. 

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Implementing the Consumer Rights Bill download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Pre-contractual information to form part of the contract and a provision for online content are among the innovations incorporated in the bill.

Large companies to publish payment practices download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Mar-2015

The government has announced it will introduce a requirement for many companies to report on payment practices, and a hardening of the Prompt Payment Code on payment terms.  

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Real Estate Briefings

Housing needs a must download subscription

Dentons 26-Mar-2015

At last there is a political consensus that there is a massive housing shortage in this country.

Service provision changes under TUPE: who is the ‘client’? download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-Mar-2015

The ‘client’, for the purposes of a service provision change under TUPE, may include the plural.

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