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Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Is it correct that a contract can only be implied between an individual worker and an end user where it is necessary to do so?
A contract can only be implied between an individual and the end user where it is necessary to do so in order to give effect to the reality of the relationship.
29 July 2014 will mark the first anniversary of the introduction of legal fees in the employment tribunal.
The Court of Appeal delivers an important decision in the turbulent area of relief from sanctions for non-compliance with court rules or orders.
The Inheritance and Trustees’ Power Bill received royal assent on 14 May to become the Inheritance and Trustees’ Power Act 2014.
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — corporate governance: proposals that all UK companies should be aware of
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is seeking to impose an obligation on all UK companies to create and maintain a register of beneficial ownership.
A case is currently being considered by the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning obesity and a ruling is expected shortly.
If you supply goods or services to consumers, you should be aware of the significant changes brought about by the new consumer laws made on 13 June 2014.
Under new HMRC plans, settlements of property made during the settlor’s lifetime would be subject to only one nil-rate band.
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court relating to the refund of rents for a period after a break option has been exercised.
Residential property and capital gains tax: changes afoot for non-UK residents and multiple-home owners
Capital gains tax has found itself in the spotlight in recent weeks, owing to two significant changes to the CGT and residential property landscape.
Yes, was the view of the European Court of Justice in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd last week.
The Health and Work Service is being introduced by the government in accordance with recommendations made by Dame Carol Black.
The ancient common law right of distress for rent has been replaced by a new statutory procedure known as commercial rent arrears recovery or CRAR.
This briefing provides an explanation of how the new flexible working regime will work, along with some advice for employers on how to minimise the risks of litigation.
A new Competition and Markets Authority: but no new dawn for the public competition law enforcement in the UK
With a certain amount of trumpeting, the new Competition and Markets Authority came into existence on 1 April — thus merging the OFT and the Competition Commission.
Fifteen per cent higher stamp duty rate for companies buying residential properties now kicks in at £500,000
The chancellor’s 2014 Budget, announced on 19 March 2014, set out a number of changes and extensions to the post-2012 stamp duty land tax regime.
On 19 March, there were some rather significant announcements affecting the tax and personal finance landscape.
The issue of piercing the corporate veil has recently come under the spotlight. However, the cases have sometimes been decided in a way that is not entirely consistent.