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Who hears appeals is important

Who hears an appeal can be important to the fairness of a dismissal. It can be difficult to find people who have not had previous dealings with the…

Restricting where your former employees work can be reasonable says High Court

The High Court has held that it was reasonable for a hairdressing salon to prevent a former employee from working within half a mile of its premises.

Stuart Jones
Stuart Jones Partner

Section 431 elections

It is common where shares are being transferred or issued to employees or directors, for individuals to be asked to complete a section 431 election.

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

Earn out: ensure that you take tax advice

Use of 'earn out' structures is increasing whereby on the sale of a company an initial amount is paid with further sums payable dependent upon…

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

Disability discrimination: all about the case

A look at the increasing difficulty of advising on whether a reasonable adjustment must be made or whether something amounts to disability…

Dismissing statutory whistleblowers in local government

The statutory protection for local authorities’ 'whistleblowing' post holders has been watered down but there are still some very loose ends.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Proposed HSWA Self Employed Exemption Amended

In Summer 2014 the HSE sought views on their proposal to exempt certain self-employed persons from Section 3(2) of the Health & Safety at Work etc.…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

Impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace

An often overlooked procurement question in the sector is the possible impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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