Development and construction

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. More …

Construction newsletter - August 2017

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Our August newsletter looks at issues affecting the construction industry including the launch of NEC4. More …

Using mediation to resolve a construction dispute

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David Evans discusses how meditation will become more popular in the construction industry. This article was published by Lexis Nexis. More …

Could poppy seeds lead to you failing a drug test at work?

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Angela Rippon hit the headlines when she tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bread, Rebecca Ireland, outlines what HR professionals should consider if drug testing is carried out in the workplace. More …

Construction newsletter - July 2017

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Our July newsletter looks at issues affecting the construction industry including apprenticeship opportunities and the Government's new safety measure for buildings. More …

Blake Morgan property specialist, Oliver Sowton, comperes Regenerate South Showcase

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Blake Morgan partner, Oliver Sowton, joined the guest speaker line up at today's Regenerate South Conference. More …

The dangers of delaying agreement

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Sometimes the need to get a project up and running takes top priority, even before the parties have settled all their terms of agreement. More …

Apprenticeship Levy Update – funding arrangements confirmed

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The Government has now confirmed many of the proposals set out in its consultation from August on Apprenticeship Levy funding arrangements in England More …