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8 Jul 2015
Compensation for the families of Germanwings 9525 victims
Earlier this year, the tragic Germanwings air crash left the aviation industry asking serious questions about safety procedures and the sad task of determining compensation for the families of victims. The Montreal Convention (the “Convention”) provides a framework for calculating an airline’s liability in events resulting in the injury or death of a passenger....
2 Jun 2015
Talent Management: winning the battle before it becomes a war
Sourcing and retaining talent is crucial to any business’ success. Effective retention strategies enable organisations to retain and harness the potential of existing employees and may help attract the best candidates when recruiting. Talent management has never been so important and requires careful application so that organisations do not inadvertently fall foul of the law....
17 Apr 2015
asb lawyer presenting on employment law at ABTA's annual ABTA Travel Law Seminar 2015
asb law Head of Travel, Rebecca Thornley-Gibson is providing an employment law update next week at the ABTA Travel Law Seminar 2015...
14 Apr 2015
Protecting your business from debt
Cash is the life blood of any enterprise so it’s vital to protect your business from debt – some simple steps can go a long way to helping you do so....
9 Apr 2015
“Cape Town Convention” – a long time coming but about to arrive in the UK
UK to implement Cape Town Convention introducing a legal framework to reduce risk in the mortgage, finance and lease of aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines...
2 Apr 2015
CF team act on acquisition of Ultimate Insurance
asb law’s corporate team has once again acted for Kent-headquartered, Markerstudy Holdings Limited, on the acquisition of personal lines insurer, Ultimate Insurance....
11 Mar 2015
Avoiding data protection breaches
All organisations hold data. As such, it is vitally important for the organisations to know what information they hold, who it is about and where it is stored....
10 Mar 2015
Recruitment process – beware the new offence limiting compulsory checks on criminal records
As of the 10th of March 2015, it is a criminal offence for an employer to compel a prospective employee to make a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998 to ascertain whether they have ever been convicted of a criminal offence....
13 Feb 2015
Big statutory changes for insurers and brokers
The rules affecting how insurers and brokers deal with their customers are about to change - read more here......
13 Feb 2015
Great expectations: shared parental leave
Employers, large and small, need to be ready to manage requests for time off to comply with the recent introduction of new rights of shared parental leave (SPL)...