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By James Keith
Summary: occupational pension schemes must provide equal survivors' benefits to those who are married or in a civil partnership regardless of sexual orientation.
By Bonar Mercer
Little over a year has passed since the introduction of the register of people with significant control (the PSC Regime), which was designed by the Government to increase transparency as to the ultimate...
By Euan Duncan
On 14 June 2017, the European Union Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down a preliminary ruling that milk products, including cheese, yoghurt etc. cannot be named as such where they do not contain the animal product.
By David McGuire
Ofgem confirmed on 15 June that triad payments for embedded generation customers would reduce from £47/kW to £3-7/kW.
By Valerie Surgenor
A recent survey issued by PwC has highlighted the record level of fines issued by the ICO in 2016; however once the GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 – with fines of up to €20,000,000...
By Michelle Sutherland
With a view to implementing fair and non-discriminatory pay structures, Scottish local authorities engaged in a process of merging terms and conditions of manual workers and so called 'APTC' (Admin, Professional, Technical and Clerical) staff.
By Mike Barlow
How Often Do We Check The Weather Forecast, While Sitting Beside A Window? Why Do We Rely On Forecasts When Facts Are So Frequently Staring At Us?
By Katy Wedderburn
The EAT outlined that a multi-factorial approach should adopted to determine whether the individual is "working" by being present.
By Valerie Surgenor
In the third of our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its effects on employers and HR departments, we concentrate on lawful processing under the GDPR and how employers will be affected by the new rules.
By Martyn Shaw
In this Summer 2017 update, we take a look at recent pensions news hitting the headlines and what this means for your business. We also have an update from the Pensions Ombudsman...
By Laurie Anderson-Spratt
The UK Supreme Court has recently considered an authority's liability for damages in the case of a breach of public procurement rules and has concluded that a breach must be "sufficiently serious"...
By Valerie Surgenor
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) gives individuals the right to ask for, and be given, any kind of recorded information from public authorities in Scotland.
By David Gourlay
Audit Scotland recently released a new report on the lessons that can be learned from public sector ICT projects to support a digital future and the modernisation of public sector services.
By Valerie Surgenor
New rules on data protection are set to come into force in 12 months' time – but taking action now can help you get prepared.
By Jamie Meechan
The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in Hartley v King Edward VI College [2017] UKSC 39, in a case concerning the amount of pay an employer can deduct for each day of strike action.
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