Public matters - October 2020
This month includes local government exit pay, indirect discrimination, state aid, transparency in supply chains and corporate transparency and register.
Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.
This month we have:
Reforming local government exit pay
A further consultation has commenced specifically in relation to exit pay reform within local government - what are the proposals and how can you comment?
The importance of evidence when it comes justifying indirect discrimination
The High Court decision of R (Cornerstone (North East) Adoption and Fostering Service Ltd) v The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills highlights the critical role that evidence plays in the court’s assessment.
Commission decisions reinforce the position on when measures adopted by publicly owned companies will be classed as state resources for the purposes of the state aid rules
What did the Commission consider and what are the points to note?
Government response to transparency in supply chains consultation published
The publication follows recent media coverage regarding allegations of exploitation in the garment industry. We look at the proposed changes.
Corporate transparency and register reform: Government response now published
The proposed reforms see a fundamentally different role for Companies House moving forward. We summarise the themes present, key changes proposed and what happens next.
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