Published: 8 November 2014 | Category: Employment News
A rise in the 'living wage' rate has been announced this week meaning more than 30,000 low paid workers will receive a pay rise worth up to £400 a year.
Published: 1 November 2014 | Category: Employment News
Employers should be aware that important changes have been made regarding the circumstances in which a compromise agreement (now called settlement agreement) may be offered to an employee when considering a parting of ways.
Published: 30 October 2014 | Category: Employment News
On 29 July 2013, the UK employment tribunal system saw substantial change. Following the Government consultation, Resolving Workplace Disputes , and a Fundamental Review of the Rules of Procedure for Employment Tribunals led by Mr Justice.
Published: 16 May 2014 | Category: Family News
Prenuptial Agreements: The Current Position The Law Commission published its long awaited report “Matrimonial Property Needs and Agreements” on 27 th February 2014 in which it recommended the introduction of legally binding
Published: 10 May 2014 | Category: Corporate News
The UK government has issued final legislation covering changes to copyright law, in particular updating the exceptions to copyright infringement.
Published: 20 February 2014 | Category: Corporate News
The eyes of the world are on Brazil right now. With the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and the Olympics in Rio in 2016, many businesses are evaluating the country as a potential export market, investment destination or collaboration partner.
Published: 18 November 2013 | Category: Fletcher Day News
Law firms accept flexible working arrangements reluctantly and requests to work flexibly are made with the expectation that the arrangement will be poorly supported and will damage a lawyer’s career, a study of lawyers working at larger firms has concluded.