Legal Updates

Employment Law - Dismissal for multiple reasons

25/02/2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently considered the correct approach to take when dealing with a dismissal resulting from the cumulative effect of a number of separate incidents.

Employment Law - A glimmer of light for employers on collective

25/02/2015

The Advocate General has issued his opinion in the case of USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd (in administration) and another, commonly known as the ‘Woolworths case’ (Case C-80/14), and other related cases.

Appeal Court Judge tells ex-wife to “get a job” in maintenance payment dispute

24/02/2015

Oliver Gravell writes on a recent case regarding the ex-wife of a millionaire racehorse surgeon who has been told by a judge to “get a job”.

Crackdown on drug use and driving

20/02/2015

As a result of research on the number of drivers who are potentially driving with controlled drugs in their system a new offence of driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle with an excess concentration of certain controlled drugs comes into force on 2 March 2015.

Tax issues associated with renewable energy developments

10/02/2015

Farmers and landowners rely on the availability of Agricultural Property Relief (APR) and Business Property Relief (BPR) to exempt significant value of their estate from a charge to inheritance tax (IHT) on death.

The housing issue: which way will you be voting on 7 May 2015?

06/02/2015

If you are looking to get onto the housing ladder, or are a developer of new homes, then who will you vote for?

STOP PRESS: A glimmer of light for employers on collective redundancy

05/02/2015

The Advocate General has today issued his opinion in the case of USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd

General Election 2015: employment law proposals

02/02/2015

The three main political parties have already given an indication of their proposed changes to employment law should they win this year's election

Fighting for fairness in unique civil partnership divorce

30/01/2015

A claim is currently before the courts which has been brought by the former partner of a millionaire property tycoon based on a premise that the tycoon misled her in relation to her financial assets.

Immigration Update - January 2015

28/01/2015

Immigration update

Employment Law - Quick fire!

28/01/2015

Latest employment law news

Employment Law - Fit for Work service guidance published

28/01/2015

Guidance aimed at GPs, employers and employees has been published by the Department for Work and Pensions on the new Fit for Work service

Employment Law - Challenge to the introduction of tribunal fees fails again

28/01/2015

The High Court has dismissed Unison’s most recent challenge to the Government’s decision to introduce fees for a claim to be issued and heard in the employment tribunal.

Employment Law - No duty to make reasonable adjustments for employee still unfit to return

28/01/2015

In a recent decision the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that an employer was not under a duty to make reasonable adjustments in respect of a disabled employee who was not well enough to return to work.

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