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On 7 July 2014, the government published details of the first wave of Growth Deals.
When calculating statutory holiday pay for their employees, UK employers need to take into account not just their basic pay but also contractual commission.
An employee can accept a repudiatory breach of contract if a longer notice period is given than required by the contract of employment.
G, who was employed by the bank until her resignation, lodged a claim at the employment tribunal, alleging sexual harassment, sex discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal.
Merlin Financial Consultants Ltd v Cooper, concerning 12-month non-competition restrictive covenants, suggests that they are easier to enforce in the financial services sector.
The biggest changes to the capital allowances rules since July 1996 have been introduced for buyers and sellers of commercial property.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the government would be ‘removing all obstacles that remain to development on brownfield sites’.
A recent decision reminds us that if a party to a dispute refuses to engage in a form of alternative dispute resolution, then a punitive costs order might be made against it.
Service charge disputes are common in the landlord and tenant relationship, whatever the nature of the property being leased.
A number of developers and private landlords have become unstuck by a little-known legal provision set out in the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1973.
Businesses should aim to pay the lowest rate of interest when borrowing from banks, as well as ensuring any financing is structured tax efficiently.
The Immigration Act, which received royal assent on 14 May 2014, requires private landlords to ensure that prospective tenants are in the UK legally.
There are significant proposals this year on areas such as infrastructure, pensions, zero-hours contracts, ‘modern slavery’ and recall of MPs.
C, in his fifties, was employed by LLoyds Bank. During a discussion with C’s manager regarding performance concerns, C claimed his manager said to C: ‘You’re not 25 anymore’.
In Eastlands Homes Partnership Limited v Cunningham the EAT confirmed the correct approach to determine whether a claimant has been unfairly dismissed for gross misconduct.
Two migrant domestic workers from Nigeria brought claims of direct and indirect race discrimination in the Employment Tribunal.
This briefing discusses Capgemini India Private Ltd and another v Krishnan and others (the employees).
Assuming that the older generation can afford it, the ‘children’ will always welcome some financial help, for example for investing in a house.
A recent insolvency case in which a late application to adjourn the trial of an application under IA 1986 fell foul of the Mitchell principles is interesting in a number of respects.
Heads Up: changes to the Primary Chain Development Grant; new guidance on behaviour and discipline; and more
Welcome to this summer edition of Heads Up. It has been another busy term, and as we approach the general election it is unlikely the pace will slow down.