After a period of much change which has seen the introduction of auto-enrolment, the advent of the new pension freedoms and the imminent reform of the state pension, this report calls for the new Government to rebuild the consensus around the long-term aims and objectives of the UK pensions system.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 20 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
It is extremely rare that a court will have cause to revisit or revise a decision. However, in a small percentage of cases, a judge might be minded to revise a decision, but when and how is that possible under the law? This Eversheds briefing looks at a recent decision which gives further guidance.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 May 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure
With the Conservatives securing an outright majority in the election, their employment law policy commitments now merit renewed attention. In this briefing, Eversheds summarises the Conservatives' main proposals, covering subjects including agency workers, tribunal reform and zero hours contracts.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 08 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
To the relief of employers, the Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected a controversial Employment Appeal Tribunal decision which had overturned long-established collective redundancy consultation law and practice. Eversheds looks at the background to the judgment and offers comment.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 30 April 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Consultation
This Eversheds guide looks at how construction and engineering firms can minimise the likelihood of disputes, and if disputes do arise, what to consider when deciding whether to formalise the dispute. Subjects covered include contracts, record keeping, payment timings and claims analysis.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 22 April 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation
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
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
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
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
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
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