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Shoosmiths takes a look at the key changes in employment law in store from this April.
Developments in technology like the new Apple Watch mean social media use in the workplace is only likely to increase. Shoosmiths looks at how employers should deal with it.
On 10 January 2015, new EU rules on jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters came into effect as a result of the Brussels Regulation (recast).
The FCA’s new business plan reveals that financial crime is now one of its most important areas of focus.
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.
An association of estate and lettings agents, three of its members and a newspaper publisher, have agreed to pay penalties totalling more than £775,000 after they admitted breaching competition law.
Companies adopting the revised Statement of Principles must factor the principles into their decision-making process when considering the case for disapplying pre-emption rights.
Important new obligations on landlords, with penalties for non-compliance.
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.
The National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 come into force on 6 April 2015 and will consolidate and replace the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999.
To what extent can a party to an adjudication object to the other side running the same or similar points to those previously decided?
Just in time for World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March, the final issue in relation to the Consumer Rights Bill has been agreed and it is now ready for Royal Assent.
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.
The £5,000 cap that used to limit magistrates’ sentencing powers has now been removed.
A significant judgment for both developers and local planning authorities, although the court did not go as far as to state that monitoring fees would be unlawful in all instances.