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Employment law and the election manifestos: a comparison of party promises

Following the publication of election manifestos from the main political parties, we now have the details of the policies that will impact the workplace. For this briefing, Eversheds has extracted the employment law pledges from the manifestos and compiled them in an easily comparable table.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 16 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Diverted profits tax Q&A: the what, the why and the when

The UK Finance Act 2015 has introduced a new tax on diverted profits from 1 April 2015 that has important implications for businesses with activities in the UK. This Eversheds Q&A sets out a broad overview of this new tax as an introduction to the detailed and complex underlying legislation.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 April 2015 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation

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When is whistleblowing in the public interest? Key case provides important insight

In this briefing, Eversheds reports on the first appellate court case on the meaning of 'public interest' in the context of whistleblowing, which provides important insight into a potentially flexible approach on the part of courts when interpreting the 2013 revisions to whistleblowing protection.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 10 April 2015 | Practice Area: Tribunals

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Employment forecast: quarterly European update for general counsel

In this briefing, Eversheds sets out the key employment law developments on the European agenda for the rest of the year and explains their impact on employers. Jurisdictions covered include the UK, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland and Denmark.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 April 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

Comparing insurance law across jurisdictions: a guide to contract terms

Insurance and reinsurance markets and market participants are become increasingly globalised. In this, the first in a series of articles, Eversheds looks at some of the principles of insurance law in a selection of key jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 25 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

3D printing at home: what does it mean for retailers and IP owners?

3D printing is becoming an increasingly versatile and commercially attractive tool, and retailers will have to reassess their place in a world where businesses can manufacture products more cheaply and consumers could soon be manufacturing goods at home, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 March 2015 | Practice Area: Copyright

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Budget 2015: secondary annuity market and reduction in the lifetime allowance

Given the radical changes for pensions announced in last year’s Budget, trustees, employers and providers will be relieved that there were no real surprises in Budget 2015. However, the creation of a secondary annuity market is a significant development - Eversheds looks at the key announcements.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 19 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

A new breed of judicial review: the changes set to make it harder to pursue a claim

The Criminal Justice and Courts Act, which was given royal assent this February, heralds a new phase in judicial review practice. This Eversheds briefing summarises the key changes that, when the Act comes into force, may make it more difficult for applicants to pursue successful claims in future.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 12 March 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Learn your lesson: how education institutions can avoid social media pitfalls

The digital revolution has led to an explosion in the use of social media by students. Social media presents many opportunities for educational institutions and students alike, but it has also given rise to tricky challenges and legal pitfalls for institutions to navigate, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 10 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

FCA review of asset management firms and market abuse risk: six sell-side considerations

The Financial Conduct Authority has completed its thematic review of asset management firms and the risk of market abuse. The review contains useful observations for sell-side brokers - in this briefing, Eversheds sets out some views on the next steps sell-side firms should be taking.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 05 March 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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