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Iysha Clarke
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In April this year the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations came into force, which promises to reveal some interesting truths about the differences in pay between men and women. The regulations apply to organisations that have at least...
David Boniface
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The Supreme Court has today (26 July 2017) ruled that the Government acted unlawfully when they introduced fees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal. These fees could be as much as £1,200, and have acted as a massive disincentive to those...
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The recent Court of Appeal Judgment in Globe Motors Inc v TRW Lucas Varity Electric Steering Ltd , redefines the continuing obligations between contracting parties reducing the enforceability of anti-oral variation clauses. To put it simply, when two or...
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Dr Eva Carneiro, the former first team doctor of Chelsea has settled her dismissal claim against the club and Jose Mourinho at an employment tribunal in London. On the opening day of the Premier League season, Dr Carneiro became drawn into a very public...
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Uber has agreed to pay up to £70 million to settle a claim brought by their drivers in the United States over whether they ought to be classified as employees or independent contractors. The taxi drivers brought a group action, demanding to be...
Tony Forster
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The following checklist provides helpful advice on the points you need to consider when setting up a distributorship: 1. Names and addresses of the parties including registration number and place of incorporation of any company. Check the legal good...
David Baynton
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To what extent can a human resources department influence disciplinary investigations? David Baynton from our employment law team considers a recent Employment Tribunal case.

Tony Forster
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We are all told the upturn in the economy, which follows a recession, is the time of opportunity. Do remember though, it can also be a time of risk.

Natasha Bliss
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Entrepreneur and handbag designer, Charlotte Jamme, has been allowed to use her company name after a dramatic U-turn by the owners of the UK subsidiary Thomson Holidays, TUI AG. Charlotte created her business Mia Tui, Vietnamese for “my bags” in...
Tony Forster
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New Consumer Contracts Regulations will come into effect on 13 June 2014 and will apply to all business to consumer contracts which are distance, off-premises and on-premises contracts, made on or after the enforcement date.

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The recent case of in the matter of Stephen John Edmondson sub nom (1) Simon Robert Thomas (2) Nicholas O’Reilly (Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Stephen John Edmondson) -v- Stephen John Edmondson (2014) [2014] EWHC 1494 (Ch) makes the point that the Court has jurisdiction to grant an Income Payments Order (“IPO”) even when there has been an Income Payments Agreement (“IPA”) in place.

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In a recent case, the unhappy members of an LLP in administration attempted to allege fraud by the administrators of the LLP and asked the Court to examine their conduct, with a view to obtaining an order that their fees be repaid to the LLP. The attempt failed on both counts.

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