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Unfair dismissal: tribunal in UK awards over £1.5 million and orders re-engagement of UK employee in Hong Kong
Case Study23 March 2022
In unfair dismissal claims, whilst orders for re-employment are rare, they can be very lucrative for claimants. In particular those who are high earners stand to benefit considerably as the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal (currently £89,493) does not apply which can lead to very large pay-outs as in the case of Jones v JP Morgan Securities plc.
Case Study29 October 2018
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the regulator for UK statutory audits. Its responsibilities include setting audit standards, as well as enforcing the quality of audit. It is the investigative and disciplinary body for UK accountants dealing with cases affecting the public interest. FRC investigations naturally focus on those under its jurisdiction, such as its member accountancy firms and individual auditors. Sometimes, however, the conduct of the audited company and its managers will also be relevant. Two recent cases have discussed the duties owed by the FRC to these entities. The cases will be relevant to other regulators.
Case Study11 June 2018
As one of the leading firms for business immigration, one of our top priorities is understanding the implications of Brexit for EU workers. We now know that the 3 million EU nationals and their family members are going to have to start, later this year, to apply under a new immigration procedure for ‘settled status’. Many of them will not have come into contact with the UK visa system before and may understandably feel they would benefit from legal assistance with the process.
Case Study27 January 2017
From April 2017, the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) will significantly increase the fees payable by employers when sponsoring skilled migrants.
Case Study28 November 2016
Quelque soit votre expérience en matière d'acquisition de sociétés dans d'autres pays, les différences culturelles dans les tactiques de négociation, la lourdeur et la complexité des transactions au Royaume Uni ainsi que l'absence de protection légale de l'acheteur, posent un challenge á l’acquéreur français.