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It pays to have good faith in commercial contracts

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The High Court has recently provided guidance on a good faith clause in a contract with respect to a claim involving the use of a contracting party's data in the context of establishing a competing business. More …

The Government’s response to the Taylor Review – more certainty for all or just more red tape for businesses?

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In July 2017, the "Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices” set out over 50 recommendations for improving workers’ rights. The Government’s response to the Taylor Review was published on 7 February 2018 and sets out the Government’s commitment to providing certainty for all regarding workers’ rights. More …

Group Life Newsflash:- excepted schemes

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A lot of employers are being advised to consider unregistered group life schemes for their staff for the provision of lump sum death in service benefits. More …

Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes

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Following its Green Paper on Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes in February last year the DWP has now published its white paper under the above heading. More …

Are you ready for higher automatic enrolment contributions from 6 April?

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As many employers will know, on 6 April 2018, and then again on 6 April 2019, the minimum contributions to a pension scheme for the purposes of the automatic enrolment regime will increase. More …