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Press04 September 2018
James Davies comments in an article for The Law Society Gazette, which discusses the demand for employment law advice due to the increase in ‘gig economy’ cases and the abolition of tribunal fees.
Alan Hunt writes for Essential Retail: A prime question: ‘one-day delivery’ guarantees and eCommerce
Press30 August 2018
In an article for Essential retail, Alan Hunt discusses the ASA banning Amazon for promising one-day delivery in its advertising, as it is not delivering on this very promise.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Drum: Tui ad banned by ASA for claiming that summer 'includes October'
Press23 August 2018
In an article for The Drum, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments on the ASA banning Tui advertising summer holiday packages in September and October, as the offers are misleading to customers.
Press21 August 2018
In an article for The HR Director, Karen Baxter and Rhian Hall discuss today's flexible working culture and how not having a clear line between work and home life can have a negative impact on employee wellbeing.
Clive Greenwood and Frances Simm write for Accountancy Age: Compulsory retirement: avoiding the partner pitfalls
Press20 August 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Clive Greenwood and Frances Simm discuss the rules and processes involved when compelling an individual to retire from a business they co-own.
James Gill and Rebecca Emery write for Essential Retail: Modernising consumer markets: what changes are on the horizon?
Press14 August 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, James Gill and Rebecca Emery discuss the Government’s “Modernising Consumer Markets” Green Paper and the three principles for improving modern consumer markets.
Press10 August 2018
In an article for Human Resources Online, Kathryn Weaver discusses the impact of the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment in Hong Kong.
Press07 August 2018
In an article for HR Grapevine, Tom Heys discusses Gender Pay Gap reporting and states the regulations are progressive and valuable in terms of shedding light on workplace inequality.
Toni Lorenzo writes for Employment Lawyers Association: The Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018
Press06 August 2018
In an article for Employment Lawyers Association, Toni Lorenzo discusses the Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018 which came into force in June, implementing the EU Trade Secrets Directive. This is the first time that the UK Parliament has legislated for the protection of trade secrets.
Clare Reddy comments for Property Week: Industry welcomes Lords report calling for overhaul to unlock potential for offsite manufacturing
Press03 August 2018
Clare Reddy comments in an article for Property Week, which discusses offsite manufacturing and the need for clients, designers and contractors to collaborate if the innovative construction technique is to take off in UK.
Lucy Lewis comments for Employee Benefits: How can employers respond proactively to the #MeToo movement?
Press03 August 2018
In an article for Employee Benefits, Lucy Lewis comments on how employers should respond to the #MeToo movement and advises how to approach confidentiality with employees who come to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace.
Press01 August 2018
In an article for Lawyer Monthly, Jonathan Carr discusses employment law due diligence in M&A transactions, and what US companies should consider when investing in the UK.
Press30 July 2018
In an article for HR Grapevine, Colin Leckey comments on the Equality and Human Rights Commission stating that women in the UK risk losing equality protections, including employment rights, as a result of Brexit.
Press27 July 2018
Paul Hegedus comments in an article for IP Magazine, which discusses the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling that the European Union Intellectual Property Office must reconsider whether Nestlé’s KitKat three-dimensional shape can be retained as an EU trademark.
Press27 July 2018
In an article for The Planner, Dougal Ainsley reflects on the impact of the 1947 Town and Country Planning Act steered through Parliament by the firms founder, the planning minister Lewis Silkin.
Tom Merrick comments for LexisNexis: Requirement for non-reliance clause to be reasonable upheld (First Tower Trustees Ltd and anor v CDS (Superstores International) Ltd)
Press26 July 2018
Discussing the Court of Appeal decision in First Tower Trustees, Tom Merrick advises that sellers and landlords need to take extreme care in ensuring that replies to pre-contract enquiries are accurate and up to date and be alive to the potential risks in enforcing non-reliance clauses.
Press19 July 2018
In an article for Raconteur, Penny Newman comments on workplace design and the approach Lewis Silkin is taking "to get the environment suited to the work we do."
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for LexisNexis: EU settled status scheme—what will happen to those who ‘fall between the cracks’?
Press18 July 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for a LexisNexis article, which discusses what will happen to the EU citizens who lose their legal status due to the new EU settled status scheme, and how the government should address this aspect of the scheme.
Press17 July 2018
In an article for HR Grapevine, Lucy Lewis comments on the case of Serena Williams' seeding at this year's Wimbledon tournament and explains that the protection of a women's position at work must be proportionate, in connection with maternity leave, pregnancy or childbirth.
Press16 July 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Ellen Temperton discusses some of the many issues accountancy firms must consider; now GDPR is in force.