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A recent study community has revealed the greatest challenge currently faced by in-house legal teams. This article considers this challenge and how it might be addressed.
This first of two articles will deal with rights of way belonging to others.
Obligations on businesses to ensure supply chains are slavery-free, including investigating suppliers and intermediaries.
The Court of Appeal has given guidance on how employment tribunals should approach the question of causation in discrimination cases.
Adidas AG recently filed a claim against Marc Jacobs International LLC in the US Federal Court for allegedly infringing its iconic Three Stripes trademark.
It would still be prudent to include commission in holiday pay calculations until Lock v British Gas appeal is heard later this year.
Employers can face serious legal liability if they fail to manage stress appropriately.
Pension scheme rules should be reviewed, as amendments are likely to be required.
Prompted by concerns about slow rate of growth in online trade between EU member states.
What will the election result mean for British retailers?
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.