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This issue looks at the importance of T&Cs and immigration issues in corporate transactions.
A recent case in the Technology and Construction Court provides a warning on the dangers of escalating costs. The court’s enthusiastic embrace of its costs management powers reinforces the attractions of resolving disputes early through mediation, says Alex de Jongh.
Net contribution clauses can protect contractors from paying out for other people’s mistakes under the common law of joint and several liability. But they leave clients significantly less likely to recover costs when a building project goes wrong. Patrick Holmes explains the implications of net contribution clauses in building contracts.
Louise McCartney summarises EAT's newly imposed 18 month limit oon annual leave carry forward for sick workers.
Both landlords and tenants need to be aware of the introduction of more environmental obligations on properties. William Scott advises landlords and tenants to bear these obligations in mind when entering into leases.
The Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/3322) came into effect on 1 July 2015. They apply to Employment Tribunal claims brought under s.23 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 i.e. claims alleging that impermissible deductions have been made from money owed to workers.
The government’s announcement of its review of the impact of employment tribunal fees has once again cast a spotlight on this contentious issue.
With contentious probate cases on the rise, Rob Oakley advises how charities can deal with a challenge to a legacy.
Alice Faure Walker summarises the key points from the Law Commission's recently published consultation paper on Technical Issues in Charity Law.
In our latest Employment update, Anna Przewoznik gives a summary of the latest developments in employment legislation.
Jim Clifford OBE and his team introduce some of the core services of BWB Advisory and Impact.
Louise McCartney clarifies employers’ obligations when providing a reference for a current or past employee.
Tom McNeil gives his top five tips for charities and NGOs thinking about collaboration.
Can an employee who says he was dismissed for blowing the whistle get his job back? Rachel Irwin outlines the remedy of interim relief and its risks for employers.
The Charity Commission expects charity trustees to report 'serious incidents' as soon as they are aware of them. Rosamund McCarthy and Minday Jhittay explain that this is not as straightforward as it sounds.
Paul Jennings examines the impact of 'pre-termination negotiations' since their introduction over a year ago.
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