The process of negotiating changes to an EWC, or responding to a formal request to create an EWC for the first time, is complex with a number of cross jurisdictional issues to be considered. Eversheds' recently updated guide offers an in-depth introduction to EWC law and practice.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Amongst the many new laws coming into force this summer are provisions that make exit negotiations non-disclosable in some subsequent tribunal proceedings. These provisions will supplement the existing protection of 'without prejudice' discussions and overcome certain confidentiality limitations.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 13 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The European Court of Human Rights' handbook represents the first comprehensive guide to European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration. The guide is designed to assist legal practitioners not specialised in these areas who may be confronted with legal questions relating to these subjects.
Law Firm: European Court of Human Rights | Published: 12 June 2013 | Practice Area: Immigration
Users of the Employment Tribunals will have to get to grips with a new set of procedural rules. The new rules have now been published and aim to simplifying the existing rules which have been criticised for being inadequately drafted in places and not very "user friendly".
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 June 2013 | Practice Area: Tribunals
There appears to be a crucial change to the threshold for calculating when employers must consult employee representatives on making employees redundant. The EAT has removed the requirement that, for dismissals to count towards the 20+ limit, they must be at a single "establishment".
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 10 June 2013 | Practice Area: Termination of Contract
In the last 18 months, the UK government has introduced a host of legislative reforms designed to cut back the "red tape" in employment law. In this article Latham & Watkins summarises the key changes and proposals on the horizon which employers with UK employees need to be aware of.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This briefing discusses a recent case looking at Transport for London’s decision to ban an advertising campaign from which read ‘Not gay! Ex-gay, post-gay and proud. Get over it!’. The case raises interesting questions as to whether offensiveness can justify interference with freedom of expression...view abstract
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 05 June 2013 | Practice Area: Litigation
Do you ever wonder if, instead of focusing on running your business, you spend your life catching up with bureaucracy and endless new government and legislative initiatives? Nabarro summarises very briefly what the latest employment laws mean to you.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 04 June 2013 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
The Supreme Court's decision on 22 May in Vestergaard Frandsen SA v Bestnet Europe Ltd highlights the very real problems facing businesses seeking to protect their know-how in the marketplace. This briefing discusses the wider impact of the judgement on the use of confidential information.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 June 2013 | Practice Area: Data Subjects
A recent ICO survey shows that many businesses are still confused about the proposed new EU data protection laws. For those companies which use or collect personal data, the new law will affect business and could well involve significant costs. Travers Smiths outlines how to start preparing.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 30 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
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