- Litigation / Dispute Resolution (43)
- Company/Commercial (31)
- Pensions (14)
- Regulatory and compliance (13)
- Corporate (10)
- Healthcare (10)
- Human Rights (9)
- Media/Entertainment/Sport (9)
- Tax (9)
- Family (8)
- Crime (6)
- Business Tax (5)
- Immigration (4)
- Public Sector/Local Authority (4)
- Information Technology (3)
- Banking / Finance (2)
- Funds (2)
- Clinical/Medical Negligence (1)
- Competition/EU (1)
- Construction (1)
- Environment (1)
- Financial services (1)
- In-House (1)
- Insolvency & restructuring (1)
- Personal Injury (1)
- Privacy and reputation (1)
- Telecoms (1)
- Travel and Tourism (1)
Sort By: Newest first | Oldest first
The season to be jolly is once more upon us, but employers should be mindful of the legal issues that can arise over the festive period.
Dealing with poor performers is often the area managers find most challenging. We set out below seven key steps managers should take.
As Christmas approaches and another year draws to a close, Shoosmiths looks back at some of the most notable cases of 2014.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is currently going through parliament.
Equal-pay claims are often viewed as the preserve of the public sector, but in light of the current class action against Asda this perception is being challenged.
Shoosmiths has offered 10 top tips for conducting a disciplinary investigation.
We surveyed a group of our clients to find out how they are finding life under the new regime.
What about other payments in addition to basic pay, such as overtime?
The debate over tattoos in the workplace has raged on, with the most recent case being of a tattooed teaching assistant.
Justice secretary Chris Grayling has outlined government proposals to quadruple the current six-month sentence for people found guilty of internet trolling.
Shoosmiths looks at the dangers of providing, or not providing, a reference and what employers can do if they receive an unsatisfactory reference.
The EAT has considered whether the employment tribunal rules also allowed the recovery of an in-house lawyer’s costs incurred during litigation in the employment tribunal.
The case of McMillan v Airedale NHS Foundation Trust called into question an employer’s right to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal.
The EAT has found that an employee was not automatically unfairly dismissed when he took time off to care for his pregnant partner. Katie Marsden looks at the reasons why.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently updated its guidance document ‘Health and Safety in Care Homes’.
The first day of October 2014 is a day of change for employers because it is one of the government’s two annual ‘common commencement dates’.
An employee or witness who is fearful of giving evidence as part of a disciplinary process can cause difficulties for an employer.
A recent survey by webexpenses has revealed that as many as one in four employees has made a false expenses claim from their employer.
Arcadia Group Ltd v Arcadia Group Pension Trust Ltd: RPI/CPI and the power to select an alternative index
This update looks at the issues in the case, and the considerations for schemes that may now have more flexibility to switch in the light of this decision.
Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace can be problematic for employers. The recent case of Kuehne+Nagel Ltd v Cosgrove considered the issue.