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Apr
28
2017

Cyber Security Survey shows need for vigilant approach to data protection
#Employment

The government recently published its 2017 Cyber Security Survey results...

Apr
27
2017

Springboard Injunction Granted for Beer Pong Claim
#Dispute Resolution

Misuse of confidential information can be restrained by an injunction. Where the breach has already occurred, the Court can grant a ‘springboard injunction’ to prevent the unfair ...

Apr
27
2017

A higher minimum wage for zero-hours workers?
#Employment

Current figures suggest the number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK hit a record high of 910,000 in the last 3 months of 2016. ...

Apr
26
2017

NEC4: enhancing NEC3
#Construction

After 12 years of NEC3 and its approach to proactive project and risk management, NEC releases NEC4 on 22 June 2017. NEC has described this as an evolution but not a revolution...

Apr
21
2017

Specific Disclosure Ordered Against Claimant in Restrictive Covenant Claim
#Dispute Resolution #Employment

Clarkslegal Dispute Resolution partner Stephen James looks into the recent ICAP vs BGC restrictive covenants case...

Apr
19
2017

Dozens of UK Landlords fined after roll-out of Right to Rent Scheme
#Immigration

Right to rent checks - Landlords or their agents must by law check that their tenants have the right to rent in the UK, failure to carry out these checks may lead to financial penalties....

Apr
18
2017

Chairman Michael Sippitt's Guest Column in India Global Business Magazine
#Environment #Clarkslegal

Commonwealth Collaboration - An Opportunity We Dare Not Miss...

Apr
13
2017

Supreme Court Judgments on Indirect Discrimination
#Employment

The Supreme Court has given two important Judgments on indirect discrimination. The Supreme Court held that, for such a claim to succeed:...

Apr
13
2017

Icelandic approach to gender pay gap: should the UK take note?
#Employment

UK employers with more than 250 employees are now required to publish reports regarding their gender pay gap on an annual basis....

Apr
13
2017

Barclays Boss Breaches Whistleblowing Policy
#Employment

The Chief Executive of Barclays, Jes Staley, is being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank England Prudential Regulation Authority for breaching rules regarding whistleblowing in the workplace....

Apr
10
2017

When Giving Free Advice to Friends Goes Wrong
#Dispute Resolution

Most professionals will have found themselves, at some stage in their career, giving free advice to a friend as a favour....

Apr
10
2017

One of the Industries most at Risk from Slavery Scandals and Potential Liabilities is Construction
#Employment #Construction #Employment #UK Immigration

Clarkslegal takes a look at modern slavery in the construction industry and outlines some actions employers should take to protect their workforce and their reputation...

Apr
07
2017

The Impact of Brexit on UK’s Tech Industry
#Immigration

Last Wednesday, Theresa May’s letter formally invoking Article 50 was sent to Brussels, firing the starting gun on the two-year departure process from the EU. There is no doubt that future immigration policy is arguably the most important factor on the table for the tech industry....

Apr
07
2017

Notice of termination – the importance of timing
#Employment

Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood...

Apr
07
2017

April 2017: Key changes and points for employers to consider
#Employment

April 2017: Key changes and points for employers to consider...

Apr
07
2017

The Impact of Brexit on UK’s Tech Industry
#Immigration

Our Business Immigration solicitor writes on the impact of Brexit and the UK's tech industry...

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