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Relationships at work: navigating the emotional and legal minefields download subscription

Shoosmiths 28-Aug-2014

Can and should office relationships be allowed or does the home connection lead to domestic issues pervading the working environment?

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.

Out-of-office messages — I am on holiday… over and out download subscription

Gateley 22-Aug-2014

Just what should you say when leaving an out-of-office message? Should it be funny, apologetic or just short and simple?

Update for immigrant investors in the US download subscription

Dentons 22-Aug-2014

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency reports faster processing times for immigrant investors in the US under the EB5.

How to deal with employees lying about their qualifications download subscription

Shoosmiths 21-Aug-2014

Shoosmiths looks at the legal implications of employees lying about their qualifications and how employers can guard against being misled.

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Is your website legal? download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

This briefing summarises some of the key information has to be disclosed by website operators.

Companies Bill 2012 download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 29-Aug-2014

The Companies Bill 2012, due to be enacted shortly, is one of the longest pieces of legislation ever to come before the Oireachtas.

Technology acquisitions round-up — Facebook acquires LiveRail; Apple acquires Beats Electronics; and more download subscription

Eversheds 29-Aug-2014

In this briefing, Eversheds sets out a choice pick of mergers and acquisitions from 2014 so far.

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Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past and future service download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

A recent case involving two Arcadia pension schemes shows the court allowing a switch from RPI to CPI, for both past and future service.

Protecting your market and goodwill; post-termination restrictions and stepping rights upheld download subscription

Eversheds 29-Aug-2014

In Carewatch Care Services v Focus Caring Service and Others, Mr Justice Henderson had to consider the enforceability of standard post-termination restrictions.

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The future for zero-hours contracts? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 16-Jul-2014

In this article, Walker Morris examines the issues relating to zero-hours contracts and their practical impact for employers.

From the firm of the week

Conducting compliance investigations in China: a new regulatory environment download subscription

Dentons 29-Aug-2014

Dentons highlights lessons that can be learned from the Humphrey case and provides advice for navigating the risks associated with internal investigations in China.

MOL safety blitz results show many new businesses non-compliant with basic requirements download subscription

Dentons 29-Aug-2014

A recent MOL safety blitz has shown that many new small businesses violate basic legal requirements such as posting a copy of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The regulation of covered warrants in the UAE download subscription

Dentons 28-Aug-2014

Licensed issuers can now issue and trade covered warrants on exchanges outside the free zones in the UAE.

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Real Estate Briefings

Government plans to allow more development without planning permission download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The government wants to boost housing supply, revitalise the high street and make better use of existing buildings.

Time to conserve your energy? Minimum energy performance standards for commercially rented property download subscription

Gateley 29-Aug-2014

In July, DECC published its consultation paper on the proposed Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Non-Domestic).

Enforcing security over Guernsey real property download subscription

Mourant Ozannes 28-Aug-2014

In Guernsey, proceedings to enforce a general bond, judgment debt or other security registered against a property are known as ‘saisie proceedings’. 

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Financial services Briefings

Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

Time to conserve your energy? Minimum energy performance standards for commercially rented property download subscription

Gateley 29-Aug-2014

In July, DECC published its consultation paper on the proposed Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Non-Domestic).

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    Special report: Employment – Winning the peace

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

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    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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    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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    Come together

    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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    Battle loyal

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