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To clarify the key employment policies of each political party, Shoosmiths has summarised each of the parties’ positions below.
Three recent events have encouraged the Health and Safety Sentencing Council in its task…...
Including information on driving checks, fees for intervention and sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences.
Landmark judgment clarifies the law on misuse of private information.
The unilateral actions of one landlord could spark a chain of events that determines the entire lease...
A quarter of all road traffic incidents involve people driving as part of their work, and taking work-related road risk seriously is a legal requirement.
Use of illegal substances and alcohol dependency can be an issue which employers need to deal with in the workplace. We consider the possible problems and how to avoid the pitfalls.
The extent to which the tenant of a commercial property requires to maintain and repair the premises will invariably be regulated by the terms of the written lease.
In our increasingly complex world information security and data misuse is under ever greater scrutiny. One cannot help but wonder if this spike in awareness is a sign of things to come.
Employers should review contracts, commission schemes and holiday pay processes to ensure they are compliant with the new requirements.
Shoosmiths takes a look at the key changes in employment law in store from this April.
Charges and governance in pension schemes and particularly in workplace pension schemes have been the subject of debate and scrutiny in recent years.
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.
In the 2014 Budget it was announced that members with defined contribution pension savings would no longer be required to buy an annuity on retirement.
New legislation will come into force in April 2015 which will clarify the procedural requirements for share buybacks.
This is the second of three articles discussing changes in the law applying to the termination of assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs).
This is the first of three articles discussing changes in the law applying to the termination of ASTs.
To what extent can a party to an adjudication object to the other side running the same or similar points to those previously decided?
A recent employment tribunal decision has highlighted how important it is for employers to include the use of e-cigarettes in their smoking policy.
The government has confirmed the measures it intends to take to tackle any attempts by employers to flout the forthcoming ban on exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts.