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Gender Pay Reporting Revealed

The first deadline for companies with 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap figures has now passed. The data collected, whilst imperfect (not accounting for full time versus part time/long serving employees or comparing like for like … Continue reading

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GDPR for Employers

Okay, so you’re getting your data protection house in order, and now it’s time to think about your own workers, and what you need to do with them in relation to GDPR. The good news is that, provided you aren’t … Continue reading

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Introduction to the GDPR

The GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018 – regardless of Brexit – and the new regime will: • Give individuals more rights over their data and the way it is used • Impose more onerous obligations on … Continue reading

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Now is the time to restructure your management team!

Only if you need to, of course… We are advising clients that if they are considering making changes to their senior team that may lead to expensive severance deals, then they should make those changes now if they hope to … Continue reading

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Road Transport News – Ultra-Low Emission Zone in London

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) comes into force on 8 April 2019, within the same area as the current Congestion Charging Zone (CCZ). Most vehicles will need to meet exhaust emission standards (ULEZ standards) or pay a daily charge, when … Continue reading

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Road Transport News – Truck Platooning

The UK Government announced in August a fund of £8.1 million to fund a Truck Platooning Trial Truck Platooning comprises a number of trucks closely following the other in an automated convoy. The vehicles are equipped with hi-tech driving systems … Continue reading

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Getting Construction Contracts Right

Construction contracts, usually in the form of a JCT or RIBA, are used so often and contain so much information that a lot of contractors will not pay proper attention to their contents. The temptation is to simply get on … Continue reading

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The continued pitfalls of residential lettings

Despite new legislation affecting assured shorthold tenancies (AST) coming into force in 2015 and 2016, landlords are still falling foul of certain requirements. If a residential property is let to a tenant under an AST and the law hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Property Litigation Case Law Update – June 2017

Sutton and East Surrey Water Plc -v- Kilby [2017] UK UT 248 [LC] This recent decision from the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) is a reminder to land owners that restrictive covenants are not always enforceable and those seeking to enforce … Continue reading

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Road Transport News – European Commission launches new Mobility Package

Whilst Great Britain prepares for negotiating Brexit the European Commission has published its long-awaited ‘Mobility Package’. It was unveiled on Wednesday 31 May 2017 and it aims to help the sector to remain competitive in a transition to clean energy … Continue reading

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