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What plans do the Conservative government intend to implement and how will this impact employers? Shoosmiths summarises the headline employment policies.
Do you agree with some of the discrimination decisions made by the courts in recent years? Shoosmiths presents three different scenarios.
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.
The EAT has held that secret recordings of private deliberations made in the course of grievance and disciplinary proceedings can be used as evidence in a tribunal.
Expert determination is an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution but what exactly does it involve and what are the potential pitfalls?
The Department for Communities and Local Government has published amendments to Part L of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations 2010.
Jet2 is set to appeal a Court of Appeal decision as to whether ‘technical problems affecting the operation of an aircraft’ is an extraordinary circumstance.
Is a contractor obliged to charge an objectively reasonable rate or price where no rate or price is specified in a building contract?
While football fans will be gripped with World Cup fever over the next month, businesses could face HR headaches as a result.
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.