Commercial Client Articles

Tax Avoidance Disclosure Rules

UK tax law is almost unique in that it contains regulations which require professionals to advise HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of information regarding tax...

The Equality Act 2010 – A Guide for Employers

The Equality Act 2010 replaced nine major pieces of discrimination legislation and other ancillary measures introduced over the last forty years. The core provisions of...

Workplace Stress – An Employer’s Duties

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published the findings of its fifteenth absence management survey, carried out in partnership with Simplyhealth. This...

Age Discrimination – Life After the Abolition of the Default Retirement Age

Since the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA), it is no longer permissible for an employer to dismiss an older worker on the ground...

Informing and Consulting Employees

The EU Information and Consultation Directive 2002 established minimum requirements for companies with more than 50 employees for consulting and informing them on a wide...

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Veteran Car Salesman Wins Damages for TUPE BreachMarch 7, 2018

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) apply to any size of business and protect the employment rights of employees when their...

Property Rights Wrangle Ends Up in CourtMarch 1, 2018

Dense tangles of rights of way, easements and other property rights are inevitable in the rabbit warren of heavily populated cities and are a common...

Absolute Discretion Has LimitsFebruary 14, 2018

Construction disputes are a rich source of argument in the courts, and where the contract affords one party a 'discretion' with regard to its rights...

E-Signature ConsultationFebruary 12, 2018

Under the Law Commissions Act 1965, the Law Commission is required to submit programmes of law reform to the Lord Chancellor. The latest topics put forward...

Get it Right First Time or Face Tax ConsequencesJanuary 31, 2018

When managing taxes, there can be few errors as expensive as failing to register for VAT if you should have done so, as a recent...

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