The art of the difficult conversation download subscription
In this post, Philip Lloyd Williams, principal of Lloyd Williams & Associates, shares his top tips in having a difficult conversation and how to avoid making matters worse.
All about age: new ‘age’ resolutions download subscription
2014 was all about age, says Ruth Ormston from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s combined human resource solutions team, in this article that was originally published on Thomson Reuters.
Employer who voluntarily complied with MOL inspectors' orders was not entitled to suspension of orders pending appeal download subscription
The Ontario Labour Relations Board has held that where an employer had complied with a Ministry of Labour (MOL) inspector’s compliance orders, the operation of the orders should not be suspended while the employer appeals.
Irish Knowledge Development Box consultation document outlines framework download subscription
The proposed Irish Knowledge Development Box regime will follow a similar framework to the Modified Nexus approach.
The right to be accompanied... only this person please download subscription
ACAS has published an updated draft Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, which amends earlier guidance relating to a worker’s right to be accompanied.
Clear days: some clarity download subscription
The Companies Act provisions governing the length of notice shareholders are entitled to prior to annual general meetings (AGMs) and general meetings can prove tricky to interpret.
Over 50 per cent of Britons believe childcare should be shared download subscription
A survey from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has found that 83 per cent of potential future parents will consider taking advantage of the new rules that come into force in April.
Employing an ex-offender: where do employers stand? download subscription
The employment issues around employing individuals who have been convicted of a criminal offence.
Memery Crystal M&A update 2015 download subscription
Memery Crystal draws attention to some important decisions made last year that may have a bearing on M&A transactions.
Conflicting cases — the battle lines are drawn for pensions/bankruptcy claims download subscription
In December 2014 the case of Horton v Henry saw the High Court determine that a bankrupt individual’s uncrystallised pension fund was not available to satisfy his creditors.
Liability of registrar of companies in negligence download subscription
Case establishes duty of care against the Registrar of Companies for mistaken liquidation entry.
Employees ‘go into work when ill’ download subscription
It seems the vast majority of employees are reluctant to take time off work when sick, according to a new survey.
From the firm of the week
Africa e-briefing, December 2014: OHADA Masters degree; integration of EALI members; EALI and Morrocan country guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform download subscription
Eversheds’ Africa e-briefing includes the new OHADA Masters degree, the integration of EALI members, the EALI summit and country guides, Morrocan guide, COMESA guidelines and foreign exchange reform.
Retail speed brief: Consumer Rights Bill to become law on 1 October 2015 download subscription
A new Consumer Rights Bill introducing changes to the provision of goods, services and digital content, is set to become law in October 2015.
EU agrees caps on debit and credit card interchange fees download subscription
Real Estate Briefings
Saudi Arabia Update 2015: shop opening hours law proposal; expansion of court system in Riyadh; and more download subscription
Dentons has released the January 2015 edition of its Saudi Arabia Update.
Faith-based planning? download subscription
Recent changes to planning policy been challenged by West Berkshire and Reading councils, with the support of a growing band of local authorities and public interest organisations
Starter home initiative download subscription
New rules proposed for brownfield sites to boost affordable housing initiatives.
Financial services Briefings
Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD): FCA finalises BRRD rules; and more download subscription
The latest information on regulatory developments across Europe.
Removing a block to paying out shareholder dividends download subscription
How to resolve a dividends block created by losses made over a number of years.
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation
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