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  • Modern slavery - transparency in supply chains

    Inbrief

    26 January 2017

    Although many organisations take steps to promote ethical business practices and have policies to protect workers from being exploited, the Government considers that there is a significant way to go to tackle so-called “modern slavery”.

  • An agency guide to trade mark searching

    Inbrief

    20 January 2017

    Whenever a new launch is proposed, whether it is for a product, brand, business name or an advertising campaign, there is always a risk that someone else is already using an identical or a similar name or design.

  • Flexible working - the right to ask

    Inbrief

    13 January 2017

    Employees seeking a better balance between the demands of work and personal life may seek a change in their working arrangements – for example by part-time working, job-sharing or a change in working hours. 

  • Employment law in Indonesia - an overview

    Inbrief

    12 January 2017

    Although still a largely agrarian economy, Indonesia is rapidly industrialising and diversifying into other spheres. The continuous and steady growth of the country makes Indonesia an attractive place for business in the coming years. It is important that organizations currently doing business in the country or considering doing so are aware of the often strict employment laws in Indonesia.

  • Contracts of employment

    Inbrief

    12 January 2017

    A contract of employment can be a written document, a verbal agreement, or a mixture of the two.

  • Age discrimination in the provision of goods and services

    Inbrief

    12 January 2017

    Since 1 October 2012, it has been unlawful to discriminate on grounds of age in the provision of goods and services. Laws banning age discrimination in an employment context have been in force since 2006.

  • TUPE

    Inbrief

    11 January 2017

    The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and previous versions of the regulations (which have been in force in the UK since 1981) implement the European Acquired Rights Directive, the general purpose of which is to safeguard employee rights in the transfer of a business.

  • Immigration law in Singapore - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Australia - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Philippines - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Macau - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Vietnam - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Hong Kong - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Hong Kong. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

  • Immigration law in Thailand - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Republic of Korea - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Japan - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Japan. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

  • Data breach and cyber attack in the EU: the insurance factor

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    Dr. Nathalie Moreno, considers the risks associated with some of the new data security requirements and examines the role of insurance cover in managing the risks posed by potential data breaches and cyber attacks.

  • Article 29 Working Party’s Guidelines on GDPR

    Inbrief

    20 December 2016

    On 13 December 2016, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) published guidelines together with FAQs on three key areas of GDPR.

  • Corporate manslaughter

    Inbrief

    15 December 2016

    Under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (the Act), an organisation is guilty of an offence if the way in which its activities are managed or organised by senior management causes a death and this amounts to a gross breach of duty of care owed by the organisation to the deceased.

  • Race discrimination

    Inbrief

    15 December 2016

    The European Council Directive (2000/43/EC) prohibits direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in the workplace in respect of race (which includes colour, nationality, ethnic origins and national origins). This is implemented through the Equality Act 2010.

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