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Guernsey’s collective investment rules – a welcome change download subscription

Ogier 26-Mar-2015

Registered collective investment schemes may be offered direct to the public in Guernsey for the first time. 

Combating pensions scams – a code of practice for transfer requests download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Mar-2015

The Pension Liberation Industry Group has issued a Code of Good Practice to provide guidance on the due diligence trustees and providers should carry out when dealing with transfer requests.

End of the road for Clarkson: BBC had “no alternative” download subscription

Stewarts Law 26-Mar-2015

“Those opposed to the BBC on the grounds that it is too PC will see this as a further example to back their antipathy.” 

Pension schemes: charging caps and default arrangements download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-Mar-2015

Charges and governance in pension schemes and particularly in workplace pension schemes have been the subject of debate and scrutiny in recent years.

Occupational pension schemes: changes to transfer rights and independent advice download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-Mar-2015

The Pension Schemes Act 2015 amends the statutory rights to transfers from occupational pension schemes so that members will have a statutory right to a partial transfer value.

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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.

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.  

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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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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UK Discrimination Law Review: shared parental leave — an update download subscription

Eversheds 13-Oct-2014

On 1 December 2014, we are expecting legislation to come into force that will give effect to the new shared parental leave regime. 

Litigation Briefings

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.

Commission must be included in holiday pay download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 27-Mar-2015

Employment Tribunal confirms that UK legislation can be interpreted in line with an earlier ECJ judgment.

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Banking and finance Briefings

Funds in Switzerland: getting the deal through download subscription

Bär & Karrer 27-Mar-2015

The Collective Investment Schemes Act underwent a major revision in 2013. The transitional provisions relating to this ended last month.

Bonuses in the spotlight: caps and clawbacks download subscription

Stewarts Law 27-Mar-2015

It seems the bonus cap has led to employers in the financial services industry paying higher basic salaries and there are likely to be further developments relating to clawback in the near future. 

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