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A recent case has held that a defence raised under the Equality Act 2010 (EA) is to be treated differently from, and is greater than, a defence raised under Article 8.
Google has announced a significant reorganisation and the creation of a new holding company named Alphabet Inc. In this update, Shoosmiths consider the reasons why companies may choose to do this.
Shoosmiths has advised celebrated classical composer Joe Duddell and renowned Mancunian poet Mike Garry on the release of their record ‘St Anthony: an ode to Anthony H Wilson’.
Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Permanent Health Company Limited on the sale of the entire issued share capital of the company to AXA.
Under current proposals, January 2016 will see a change in company law with the aim of increasing accountability through transparency of corporate ownership, structure and control.
A balance needs to be struck between improving transparency in the supply chain while ensuring that businesses take appropriate and proportionate action to tackle modern slavery.
Holiday and family leave: are employees entitled to take holiday even after a period of family leave?
Employees who take ‘family leave’ may not always given the opportunity to take accrued holiday when they return. But is this legal?
Order in (and out of) the house: what to do if an employee's behaviour damages your company's reputation
Hear, hear! Lord Sewel resigned following allegations involving drugs and prostitutes. But what if an employee in similar circumstances doesn’t resign – can you dismiss?
The work of the Shoosmiths wealth protection team has resulted in their shortlisting in the private client category of the Law Society Excellence Awards 2015.
n Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd, Evening Standard Ltd, AOL (UK) Ltd, the high court considered the construction of ‘serious harm’ under section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013 (the Act).
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It is important to recognise the pitfalls as well as the benefits of tenancies at will or licences to occupy before deciding which to use.
What employers are legally required to offer.
More companies will have to keep a close eye on their supply chains.
Shoosmiths has advised venture capital firm MMC Ventures on its £2.5m investment in online floristry business, Bloom & Wild, in a Series A funding round.
A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.
Why you should consider the Professional Arbitration on Court Terms scheme.
The Supreme Court has held that a claimant’s right to recover a conditional fee agreement success fee and after the event insurance from an unsuccessful defendant is not contrary to the ECHR.
The existing Living Wage is already higher than the National Living Wage. What’s going on?
More ‘overseas’ employees are claiming UK employment rights.