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3 May 2012
London 2012: how will it affect your business?
After marathon preparations, we’re sprinting for the finish line and counting down in days to the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; have you considered how the fun of the games might affect your business?...
2 May 2012
An employer's selection pool is not untouchable by the Employment Tribunal
An employer must consider what the appropriate pool of employees for redundancy selection should be and the case of Taymech v Ryan which stated 'how the pool should be defined is primarily a matter for the employer to determine'...
2 May 2012
Compromise Agreements – to tax or not to tax...
1 May 2012
Fixed term contracts and collective consultation. Or not.
There has been a long held - and previously unchallenged - understanding that the expiry and non-renewal of a fixed term contract of three months or more would bring such a termination within the ambit of the collective redundancies legislation....
18 Apr 2012
Cookies crumbling fast
10 Apr 2012
Aviation training day highlights complexities of international sanctions
It is not always easy for those involved in the air freight industry to recognise when they are breaking international sanctions rules, delegates of the Baltic Air Charter Association’s recent aviation law training day were somewhat surprised to learn....
5 Apr 2012
Practice Makes Performance training for line managers
Practice Makes Perfect is an innovative approach to delivering workplace skills and knowledge to line managers who have day-to-day responsibility for teams of employees....
4 Apr 2012
Dust off those docs!
Spring is in the air – traditionally a time for clearing out the cobwebs and the residential market to move up a gear. A spring clean - or legal health check - could also be valuable for investors and other property owners with properties they may be considering selling or letting in the near future....
3 Apr 2012
The Budget bites on SDLT
It’s a rare feat for property matters to be in the media spotlight but Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), the tax on property transactions, was one of the headline-grabbers in George Osborne’s Budget this year (21 March 2012)....
2 Apr 2012
Commercial properties set to fall foul of 2011 Energy Act
In order to meet the government’s 2011 Energy Act, as many as 40% of commercial properties (according to DTZ) are likely to require substantial improvements, and owners or investors of UK commercial premises are being advised to re-evaluate their properties to ensure they are energy efficient and sustainable by the time the proposed new regulations take effect in April 2018....