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Proactive management of long-term sickness absence is key to enabling an employer to take any necessary steps in respect of such absence, including dismissal.
Employment contracts often change during employment, for example, when the employee gets a pay rise or promotion. These types of changes are consensual and cause no problems. But how can employers effect changes that the employee may not want?
Paul Seath outlines the procedures to follow and examines recent case law for guidance.
A recent case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal highlights the potential problems when HR inappropriately intervenes in the outcome
of a disciplinary process. Lucy McLynn examines the implications of Ramphal v Department for Transport 
The government plans to extend the Right to Rent Scheme nationwide from February 2016, following mixed reviews of the pilot scheme, which went live in the West Midlands on 1 December 2014. Chetal Patel explains the scheme, which requires landlords to conduct
immigration checks on all new tenants.
With large or small capital projects, a funder will often look to take security over property as a condition of providing funds. This article looks at the different types of security a funder or grant provider might require.
The feed-in tariff system is likely to change under government proposals, but, in the meantime, schools can be particularly attractive locations for renewable energy providers. Tom Allen explains some key considerations for solar panel leases.
The issue of taxation of termination payments can be something of an afterthought when negotiating a settlement, but needs to be considered as part of the discussions. Bill Lewis unravels the tangled tax web.
A decision to appoint a new service provider following a procurement process can be devastating for the incumbent provider. Selman Ansari and Claire Whittle comment on a recent case which may help those considering a challenge.