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The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently given another decision on the subject of age discrimination and justification.
On 1 December 2014, we are expecting legislation to come into force that will give effect to the new shared parental leave regime.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld the Tribunal’s decision in Seldon that compulsory retirement, in this case involving a partner in a law firm, was justified.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently given an interesting ruling on redundancy selection that could open the door to more claims from disabled employees.
George Osborne has revealed the government’s policy proposals on the taxation of ‘unused’ defined-contribution (DC) pension pots on death.
Tribunals are shortly to be given new powers to order employers to conduct equal-pay audits in some circumstances.
Later this year, the CJEU is expected to give a ruling addressing the extent to which EU law protects workers against discrimination on grounds of obesity.
UK Discrimination Law Review: code for employers — avoiding unlawful discrimination while preventing illegal working
In May 2014, the Home Office published a new statutory code of practice to provide practical guidance to employers on avoiding illegal discrimination when carrying out document checks.
In this briefing, Eversheds details cases of interest, including their name, the issue and the stage reached.
The Fair Deal sets out the principles that will ensure that staff compulsorily transferred out of the public sector will continue to have access to their existing public service pension schemes.
Eversheds has produced a guide for businesses on the different ways of resolving tax disputes, wherever they may arise.
Eversheds has commented on the launch of the UK National Crime Agency.
Spanish competition authorities impose fines of €43m for price fixing on Valencia Port Authority and others
The Spanish Competition Commission has imposed fines of €43m on five business associations, three companies and the Valencia Port Authority for fixing prices.
This financial institutions e-briefing from Eversheds includes an update on the Green Deal, revisions to the Land Registry’s practice guidelines and case law updates.
The Jackson reforms, which came into force in April, have brought with them a number of measures designed to control the costs of litigation.
Employers and pension scheme trustees will need to consider how they will treat same-sex married couples in respect of survivors’ benefits under their scheme.
Imperva has published a report on what it believes to be a major security weakness in the coding make-up of PHP.
The European Commission is reviewing the export control regime in the EU with an intention to create a streamlined regime to harmonise discrepancies.
The Communications Electronics Security Group has launched two schemes to help organisations rapidly obtain expert assistance should they fall victim to a cyber attack.
The Department for Education has published the national curriculum for computing that will come into force from September 2014.