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13 April - Bruce Potter

The Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. The new legislation has been introduced to give the Secretary of State more... Read More


10 April

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/962) Back in September last year, we put out a briefing on this topical subject on the back... Read More


2 April

Could imposed changes to terms and conditions amount to age discrimination if older workers employed on more generous terms are particularly adversely affected? Sarah Peacock, who successfully represented the employer... Read More


27 March - Ruth Christy

One of the key steps in ensuring that a fair procedure is followed during disciplinary proceedings is carrying out a reasonable investigation to establish the facts of the case and... Read More


26 March

We are approaching the first anniversary of the case of Scott v Aimiuwu [2015] in which a classic dispute arose between neighbours as to the effect of one party's proposed extension... Read More


23 March - Tom Walker

By virtue of the entry into force of Section 85 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 on 12 March 2015, a number of offences under... Read More


5 February - Ben Brice

This was just one of the questions the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) considered following a complaint it received about Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The complaint came from a householder... Read More


2 February - Tim Forer

Leading law firm Blake Morgan has urged business leaders “be vigilant” by making sure they are aware of 10 key employment law issues that are going to affect businesses this... Read More


26 January - Ruth Christy

The regime for Shared Parental Leave and Pay begins for children expected or placed for adoption on or after 5 April 2015. How well do you think you know the... Read More


19 January - Bruce Potter

Last week, the revised Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice (the Code) was published, providing updated guidance to mental health professionals. The Code provides guidance on how professionals can... Read More


8 January - Joanne Davies

New regulations come into force on 8 January which will limit, from 1 July 2015, how far back claims for unlawful deductions of wages can go, including claims for holiday... Read More


5 January - Lisa Parsons

It is inevitable that any company in the UK with more than a few employees will have non-European workers in its workforce. The responsibility an employer has not to employ... Read More