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Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 is seen by many as the biggest change to the law on employers’ liability for 20 years.
On 10 January 2014, the amendments to the TUPE regulations were laid before parliament. The amendments may well provide new areas for debate.
Last month, the Guernsey court approved a scheme of arrangement that saw the creation of a brand-new Channel Islands stock exchange.
Nicolas Anelka’s recent alleged anti-Semitic gesture has had significant consequences for his club. What can you do if an employee’s actions cause damage to your business?
As we start yet another year of change to employment law, Shoosmiths looks at the 10 most important developments in the pipeline.
Shoosmiths takes a look at the changes that anyone working in real estate can expect to see in 2014.
A client was served with a health and safety improvement notice after failing to provide its local council with a written scheme of examination concerning a coffee machine.
Choosing and including the correct type of jurisdiction clause in a contract is important.
The Court of Session has confirmed that the expiry of fixed-term contracts does not trigger the requirement to collectively consult with appropriate representatives.
Employers wanting to avoid or manage industrial action would do well to consider the following points.
In the recent case of BS v Dundee City Council, clarification has been given on the correct test employers should apply to long-term health dismissals.
HM Revenue & Customs has proposed to tighten up the rules allowing members of a limited liability partnership to be treated as self employed.
On 6 January 2014, workers at a Goodyear factory in Amiens, ‘boss-napped’ two directors over plans to close the site. Shoosmiths consider the factors that led to this.
The OFT is conducting a formal investigation into suspected anti-competitive agreements and/or practices involving businesses in the property sales and lettings sector.
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 unveiled a number of significant changes to the system for regulating works to listed buildings in England.
The crucial point about these proposed changes is that they will apply to all EMI options, not just those granted from the dates that the changes have effect.
Another case has challenged ‘well-established principles’ regarding companions, this time in the context of constructive dismissal.
The Health and Safety Executive is consulting on changes to legislation concerning the storage of petrol with the aim of simplifying and modernising it.
Social landlords continue to ask an age-old question: what to do with those left in occupation following the death of a tenant, or after a tenant parts with the whole of the property.
The European Commission has announced that it will be changing the advertising thresholds under the public procurement rules with effect from 1 January 2014.