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Employment status top tips download subscription

Memery Crystal 30-Sep-2014

Memery Crystal’s Merrill April presents five top tips regarding employment status.

An IP’s guide to auto-enrolment download subscription

Gateley 30-Sep-2014

Since October 2012, UK companies have started to have to automatically enrol certain eligible employees into pension schemes.

UK HR e-briefing: time off work to accompany a pregnant woman to antenatal appointments download subscription

Eversheds 30-Sep-2014

For many years, pregnant women who are employees have had the right to take time off work to attend antenatal appointments. That right will now be extended to other expectant parents.

Tim’s top tax tips download subscription

Memery Crystal 29-Sep-2014

Partner Tim Crosley gives his seven key employment tax tips that businesses should bear in mind.

Shared parenting… or only within acceptable limits? download subscription

Gateley 29-Sep-2014

On 1 October, eligible employees and agency workers will be given a new statutory right to take time off work to accompany a pregnant woman to up to two antenatal appointments.

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First shoe drops for corporate inversions download subscription

Dentons 30-Sep-2014

The US Treasury Department takes its ‘initial step in addressing inversions’ by issuing Notice 2014-52.

Revised ASX Guidance Note 17 — dealing with waivers and in-principle advice download subscription

DLA Piper 30-Sep-2014

The Australian Securities Exchange has released an updated version of Guidance Note 17 to the ASX listing rules. This article sets out some of the changes to the original note.

Scotland votes no — what does a ‘no’ vote mean for businesses from a tax perspective? download subscription

DLA Piper 29-Sep-2014

Scotland has voted against independence. However, it is clear that changes will be made to grant further taxation powers to Scotland.

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Do you ‘Like’ this blog? Unfair dismissal in the Facebook era download subscription

Gateley 30-Sep-2014

Who’d have predicted that 18 years after the Employment Rights Act 1996 came into force, tribunals would be hearing unfair dismissal cases about employees clicking ‘Like’ on this thing called ‘Facebook’.

Third-party rights and adjudication download subscription

Nabarro 30-Sep-2014

The case of Parkwood Leisure Ltd v Laing O’Rourke Wales and West Ltd raised the idea that deeds of warranty could be construed as construction contracts.

UK: updates to the Water Act 2014 download subscription

Eversheds 30-Sep-2014

This act enables the secretary of state to introduce regulations that will allow undertakers to exit the competitive part of the retail market.

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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.

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First shoe drops for corporate inversions download subscription

Dentons 30-Sep-2014

The US Treasury Department takes its ‘initial step in addressing inversions’ by issuing Notice 2014-52.

Solar permitted development rights download subscription

Dentons 30-Sep-2014

The government published its technical consultation on planning in July 2014; the consultation included proposals to increase permitted development rights for solar power.

Nineteen is the new 22: amending definition of ‘dependent child’ in Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations download subscription

Dentons 29-Sep-2014

The Canadian government amendments to the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, changing the definition of a ‘dependent child’, have come into force.

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Real Estate Briefings

FCA records rise in mortgage complaints download subscription

B P Collins 30-Sep-2014

Consumers submitted an increased number of complaints with regard to mortgages and related products between January and June this year.

Solar ‘rooftop rocket boost’ for commercial real estate download subscription

Eversheds 29-Sep-2014

Those generating their own electricity from solar photovoltaic panels receive payments from their energy suppliers for each kilowatt-hour of electricity that is generated.

Landlords to undertake checks on illegal immigrants download subscription

B P Collins 29-Sep-2014

Private landlords in Buckinghamshire are being warned that they may soon be responsible for checking whether or not new tenants have the right to rent in the UK.

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Financial services Briefings

FCA records rise in mortgage complaints download subscription

B P Collins 30-Sep-2014

Consumers submitted an increased number of complaints with regard to mortgages and related products between January and June this year.

Ireland’s new Loan Origination Fund Structure download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 30-Sep-2014

The framework for Ireland’s new Loan Origination Fund Structure will transform investment funds from asset management vehicles into asset creation vehicles.

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