A vote to leave the EU could precipitate workplace change, with the possibility of some EU employment laws being rolled back. Given the significant uncertainty raised by the EU referendum, this Eversheds Q&A addresses some of the key concerns relating to free movement and employment law.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 January 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
As the new year begins, this Eversheds briefing identifies a dozen pending cases which could develop employment law and change HR policies and practice in 2016. Subjects covered include the meaning of ‘temporary’ agency worker, holiday pay, employment tribunal fees and indirect discrimination.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 05 January 2016 | Practice Area: Termination of Contract
Before 2015 is consigned to history and 2016 presents a new set of employment law challenges, it is timely to reflect on the year's significant cases. This Eversheds briefing identifies 12 cases which developed the law and potentially changed HR policies and practices.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 23 December 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Consultation
This brief looks at the Energy Bill that was introduced by DECC into the House of Lords in July this year and received its first reading in the House of Commons on 6 November 2015.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 December 2015 | Practice Area: Upstream and Downstream
This Eversheds briefing sets out nine key employment law considerations for the new year - as well as the appropriate action to take now - covering subjects such as modern slavery reporting, the National Living Wage, gender pay reporting, new language fluency rules and the new redundancy pay rules.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 December 2015 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
Delivering a successful project will come down to good planning and strategic thinking, and digital projects are no exception. So what are the key points to consider at development stage? This Eversheds briefing highlights ten top considerations, from both a legal and commercial perspective.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 December 2015 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing
A recent Court of Appeal judgment suggests that in some indirect discrimination cases there should be a greater focus on the nature of and reason for the claimed disadvantage than has previously been the case; a ruling which may make it harder for claimants to make out indirect discrimination.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 11 December 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
A recent report reveals that incidents of child abuse are thought to be eight times higher than previous figures suggest, creating a massive pool of potential litigants. This briefing looks at how educational establishments can be suitably prepared to face such claims openly and fairly.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 December 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance
The Crown Court has approved a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) between the Serious Fraud Office and ICBC Standard Bank, marking the first time a DPA has been used in England and Wales to settle criminal charges. This Eversheds briefing looks at the legal context and the lessons for corporates.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 02 December 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance
The UK Government has released its new five-year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review, setting out the Government’s key security objectives and its plans for new policy measures in areas such as export control, arms control and counter-terrorism. This briefing looks at the key points...view abstract
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 December 2015 | Practice Area: Competition
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