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Herbert Smith Freehills
The Government has published its response to the consultation on the reform of the UK's data protection laws. Even in the absence of a draft Parliamentary bill...
Gowling WLG
European Union (EU) regulators reached agreement on the 23 April 2022 on the new Digital Services Act (DSA). It follows their recent agreement on its sister proposal, the Digital Markets Act...
UK
RWK Goodman
A recent piece of research reported in the Telegraph and Financial Times found that UK employment tribunal cases relating to workplace "banter" rose by 45 percent last year.
RWK Goodman
Surprisingly – yes! An Employment Tribunal ruled that a man who was called a "bald ****" by a colleague in the workplace was subjected to harassment related to sex.
RWK Goodman
TUPE stands for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. The regulations are far-reaching and aim to protect UK employees when their employment is transferred to a new entity.
MJ Hudson
Freelance marketing is nice work if you can get it. And I had it – some good clients and a flexible career that I could do anywhere, any time. I milked the anywhere anytime part for all it was worth – even at the expense of income.
RWK Goodman
In this third and final instalment on my observations of Series 3 of the hit divorce drama, The Split, I take a look, at what the show got right – and maybe not quite!
Walker Morris
For the first time, the high court has exercised its discretion to make an order under the Energy Act 2004 and Energy Act 2011 appointing special administrators in respect of an energy supply company...
Herbert Smith Freehills
One of the many changes introduced by the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA 2022) relevant to those in the construction industry is the change to limitation periods for claims...
Herbert Smith Freehills
HMRC has published draft legislation for the new Energy Profits Levy, along with a detailed explanatory note (21 June 2022).
lus Laboris
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the ‘MSA') contains provisions relating to transparency in supply chains. The MSA requires the annual publication of a statement...
Lewis Silkin
Outside of case law tweaks to the aging legislation, it is rather rare that anything significant happens in the world of enfranchisement. June 2022, however, is different.
Lewis Silkin
As widely publicised in recent months, the Government has fast-tracked new legislation to "tackle corrupt elites and dirty money" and to "deliver transparency about who ...
Gatehouse Chambers
In this case, the High Court dealt with the novel question of law as to whether the identity of the persons who are authorised to give instructions to solicitors on behalf of a corporate client...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
With increases in the price of everyday essentials such as energy, fuel and food, many families are continuing to see the cost of living soar, resulting in an increased focus on expenditure and finances.
Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers
The Nationality and Borders Act received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022. The Act has attracted a great deal of media attention for its reforms in a number of areas,...
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent High Court decision highlights the need to think carefully before applying to strike out an opponent's witness statements, or parts of them, ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 22 June, the Government laid its new Bill of Rights Bill before Parliament. The Bill has been anticipated since the Government invited responses to a consultation...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published an updated version of its Guidance on the Strategic Report.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Miscellaneous changes to the Takeover Code came into force on 13 June 2022 and the Takeover Panel has published a new Practice Statement No 33 on issues for a bidder...
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