September 2013 Archive

TUPE: Service provisions changes (SPCs) will stay

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In September the Government published a Response to its Consultation on changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE). More …

Malik v Fassenfelt [2013] EWCA Civ 798

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The Court of Appeal has recently handed down its long awaited judgment in the case of Malik v Fassenfelt [2013] EWCA Civ 798. More …

Getting direct marketing right – New data protection guidance issued

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The UK's data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has recently published guidance for organisations that engage in direct marketing. More …

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – Change of justices

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In June Lady Hale was appointed Duty President of the Supreme Court succeeding Lord Hope of Craighead, who retired in June. More …

HMRC charity relief claims and Gift Aid system

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HMRC reminds charities to sign up to online Gift Aid system. More …

Changes to Consumer Credit Act regulation

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Consumer Credit Act (CCA) reforms will come into force next April. More …

Pedal power helps lawyers raise charity funds

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Lawyers from Blake Morgan helped raise money for a good cause by cycling from London to Brighton. More …

Changes to Compromise Agreements

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Settlement Agreements replace Compromise Agreements from 29 July 2013. More …

Pensions Bill 2013

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Earlier this year, the Government published a draft of the Pensions Bill 2013 ("the Bill"). Although the Bill's primary focus is to reform state pensions, other changes will affect personal and workplace pension schemes, some of which not least due to a knock on effect from the state pension reform. More …

The long-awaited new public benefit guidance

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The new guidance completely replaces the old guidance and is divided into three sections: the public benefit requirement, running a charity and reporting. More …