A number of recent developments in relation to the Disclosure and Barring Service and criminal records checks will affect employers, in particular a new subscription service being launched on 17 June. The service is intended to make the vetting process of job applicants easier for employers.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 June 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
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
With the new Consumer Rights Bill getting ever closer to publication, consumer rights and the upcoming changes to be presented by the Bill will, no doubt, be at the forefront of many retailers' minds. Eversheds summarises the latest position in the Law Commission's recently published advice.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 11 June 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
A number of recent cases have confirmed what has been widely accepted as the applicable law where a break option operates to terminate a lease mid-quarter: the tenant must pay the full final quarter, with no apportionment, unless there is a specific express provision for apportionment.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 21 May 2013 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement
On 16 April 2013. the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China conditionally approved the $30 billion takeover of Xstrata plc by Glencore International plc. MOFCOM's conditional approval of Glencore's purchase represents the largest merger in mining history.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 17 May 2013 | Practice Area: Merger Control
Eversheds' pensions law handbook is a comprehensive, plain English guide to the many terms used in the pensions industry. This edition is up to date and as a result of recent changes in the law, includes updated definitions and extended commentary on automatic enrolment and pensions tax allowances.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Every year the pace of international expansion has quickened for retailers. Covering key European jurisdictions, this guide focuses on retail compliance, e-commerce & data protection, employment law and real estate and looks in detail at the principal challenges each area faces.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 07 May 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
It is important to have an understanding of local law before entering into debt trades. In this guide, Eversheds outlines the relevant local law considerations in 14 key European jurisdictions, prepared by specialist finance lawyers with experience of advising clients on debt transfers.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 May 2013 | Practice Area: Cross Border
The Government has published a draft legislative Order which if approved by Parliament, will introduce fees for claims made to an employment tribunal and appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. The intention is to introduce fees at the end of July this year. Eversheds outlines the fee structure.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 May 2013 | Practice Area: Tribunals
The Houses of Parliament have given final approval to the many employment changes contained in the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which will become an Act this week. Eversheds identifies the key areas of change, outlining the latest developments for each one and their impact on employers.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 26 April 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
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