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Shoosmiths looks at some top tips for employers when considering requests from employees to work from home.
There are many ways in which flexible working can be achieved, through the use of, or a combination of, many possible working arrangements.
New regulations that ban businesses from imposing excessive fees on consumers making payments will extend to small businesses from 12 June 2014.
From 1 July, new ‘definitive guidelines’ will apply for the sentencing of various environmental offences in the courts, irrespective of when they were committed.
The ruling in the Clyde & Co LLP case means that members of LLPs have certain quasi-employment protections and may need to be automatically enrolled into a pension scheme.
Two recent cases have rekindled the debate about when time spent at work but sleeping counts as working time for the purposes of the rules on National Minimum Wage.
The Saucy Fish Co has secured a UK High Court agreed interim injunction against German supermarket chain Aldi, requiring it to stop selling copycat products.
On 21 May 2014, as part of its state aid modernisation programme, the European Commission adopted a revised state aid General Block Exemption Regulation.
Retailers need to ensure that they are prepared for the significant changes that will apply to contracts entered into with consumers from 13 June 2014.
Recently the Dying Matters Coalition has called for a national review of employment practice on bereavement leave.
Well-known chain store John Lewis has been ordered to pay damages to an individual who received marketing emails without having consented to receiving them.
For an easement to be abandoned, the person with the right must show a fixed intention that they will never assert the right to the easement at any time in the future.
Many businesses have already started marketing campaigns that seek to piggy-back off the buzz of the World Cup. However, such campaigns should proceed with caution.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that business interruption and other consequential losses can now be recovered from the police after London riots.
The Pensions Act 2014 received royal assent on 14 May 2014, introducing important changes to the regulations for pensions.
The long-awaited decision of the CJEU in British Gas v Lock confirms that commission must be included when calculating holiday pay.
The Court of Appeal has held that the owner of a building plot should be granted an implied easement by common intention to lay mains utilities in the seller’s adjoining land.
In M&S v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company, the Court of Appeal has given its judgment in the last of a series of significant break option cases.
The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 gives social landlords new powers to obtain possession against tenants causing nuisance and/or anti-social behaviour.
The government has made a number of changes to enforcement via High Court enforcement officers. The major changes are covered within this article.