Legal Updates

Employment Law - Employee share schemes: new HMRC online filing and notification requirements

29/04/2015

HMRC is introducing new online registration and notification requirements for all employee share schemes.

Employment Law - When is a disclosure ‘in the public interest’?

29/04/2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has given its first judgment on the meaning of ‘in the public interest’ under revised whistleblowing legislation.

Employment Law - Employer’s liability for stress-related injury

29/04/2015

The High Court has recently considered the question of whether an employer was liable for an employee's psychiatric illness, which he claimed was caused by occupational stress.

Employment Law - Type 2 diabetes not a ‘disability’

29/04/2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently decided that an employee whose Type 2 diabetes was controlled by diet was not disabled within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010.

A boat with a view?

24/04/2015

Richard Eaton and Laura Tanguay have enjoyed recent success in helping a client to obtain registered title to a previously unregistered section of river bed

Does conclusive really mean conclusive in construction contracts?

21/04/2015

Those with knowledge of the JCT standard form of contract will be aware that it contains provisions for the issue of a final certificate.

National minimum wage – latest developments

16/04/2015

The Government has announced that it is increasing the adult rate of the national minimum wage (NMW) to £6.70 per hour for workers aged 21 and over.

New CDM Regulations – the time is nigh

02/04/2015

Time will be called on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 on Monday

STOP PRESS: Latest holiday pay decision

26/03/2015

Statutory holiday pay should be calculated to include payments of commission earned by the employee in the performance of his duties as a sales person

Immigration Update - March 2015

26/03/2015

In the last month the Government has laid several sets of changes to the Immigration Rules, with the majority of changes taking effect from 6 April 2015.

Employment Law - Quick fire!

26/03/2015

Latest employment law news.

Employment Law - Constructive knowledge of a disability

26/03/2015

An employer is under a duty to make reasonable adjustments if it has either actual or constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability.

Employment Law - Single employee was an 'organised grouping'

26/03/2015

The Court of Appeal has recently held that a single employee was an ‘organised grouping of employees’ for the purpose of a service provision change under TUPE.

Employment Law - Bonus scheme discriminated against disabled employees

26/03/2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a bonus scheme excluding employees who had received a warning for high levels of sickness absence amounted to discrimination arising from disability.

Employment Law - Variation of contractual terms

26/03/2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently decided two cases concerning the exercise of contractual variation clauses.

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