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19 September 2017
The Government proposes to make a number of changes to the tax and national insurance (“NI”) treatment of termination payments.
Samar Shams comments for LexisNexis: 'European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 passes second reading amid concerns over delegated powers'
Press18 September 2017
Samar Shams has commented in an article for LexisNexis following the recent passing of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 in the House of Commons last week. The article raises concerns about the Bill, particularly regarding the proposed use of delegated legislative powers, the approach to devolution, and questions regarding the continued application of EU rights and legal principles in the UK.
15 September 2017
Andrew Osborne has commented in an article for Bloomberg which discusses the affect of Brexit on the Premier League retaining and attracting foreign players.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: "UK’s responsibility to solve Northern Ireland Brexit headache—EU"
Press11 September 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for LexisNexis which discusses the UK's responsibility to find ‘flexible and imaginative’ solutions to overcome the challenges for the island of Ireland.
06 September 2017
Monitoring an employee’s personal correspondence at work was a breach of human rights, according to a new ruling by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”). This reverses the ECtHR’s previous judgment in the same case in January 2016.
05 September 2017
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has ruled that individuals working in Asda’s retail stores can compare themselves with distribution centre workers in claims for equal pay.
Press05 September 2017
Employment Partner, Laura Farnsworth has written an article for WeAreTheCity which discusses the challenges and priorities for female lawyers returning back to work from maternity leave.
04 September 2017
The Government has recently announced it will take forward a number of proposals for corporate governance reform relating to employment. Media reports have focused on the watering down of earlier plans for worker representation on boards, which has predictably been attacked by unions.
Press31 August 2017
Delighted that our video "11 things you must do to prepare for GDPR” has been mentioned in The Times' Law Brief column by Edward Fennell.
Colin Leckey comments for People Management: Tribunal fees are finished – and here’s what happens next
Press24 August 2017
Colin Leckey has commented in an article for People Management which discusses the Supreme Courts decision to deem tribunal fees unlawful and what the consequences of this are likely to be.
Press23 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lawyer Monthly on the Governments new position paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue following their statement of not wanting to establish a manned EU-UK border.
22 August 2017
On 10 August 2017 changes to the immigration rules came into force which will have wide implications for British citizens wanting to bring family members to join them in the UK.
James Davies & Michael Burd write for Management Today Magazine: What new bereavement rules could mean for your business
Press18 August 2017
James Davies and Michael Burd have written a piece for Management Today Magazine which discusses what new bereavement rules could mean for business'.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: Brexit: No border infrastructure in Northern Ireland may be 'wishful thinking'17 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which focuses on the the UK governments proposal of no physical infrastructure at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
14 August 2017
With the Government’s announcement in June of its plan for EU migrants following Brexit, many UK employers are struggling to understand the potential effects of its proposal on employees who are EEA nationals or family members of EEA nationals.
Press Release11 August 2017
Hire of Koichiro Nakada and Yoko Nakada extends focus on Asia-Pacific region.
Press09 August 2017
Beenu Rudki has commented in an article for Finance Monthly following the recent government announcement that a new immigration system will be in place by March 2019, when the free movement of people between the EU and the UK ends.
Tom Heys comments for The Economist: ‘A legal defeat for a pious prison gardener is good news for bosses’
Press09 August 2017
Tom Heys has commented in an article for The Economist discussing religious rights at work, in light of a recent case in which an individual failed in his religious discrimination claim after being disciplined for causing offence by quoting Bible passages.
08 August 2017
A study published last year analysed the racial composition of professional football club leadership, looking at players, coaches and key decision-makers in Premier League and Football League clubs.
07 August 2017
The EAT has clarified that regular voluntary overtime payments form part of “normal remuneration” and should be included in the calculation of holiday pay for the purposes of the four weeks’ minimum annual leave entitlement required by EU law.