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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest legal issues that affect you and your business? We regularly publish legal updates, guides and opinions on legal matters.

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Legal update

19 November 2018 Changes to immigration rules

The Government have announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules, some of which are detailed below.

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Legal update

19 November 2018 Employer responsible for ex-employee data breach

In the recent case of Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants the Court of Appeal held that an employer could be held vicariously liable even where the intention of the employee committing the relevant act was to harm his employer rather than to achieve some benefit for himself or to inflict injury on a third party.

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Legal update

19 November 2018 Personal liability for whistleblowing unfair dismissal claims

It is well understood that employers may be liable for whistleblowing related dismissals.

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16 November 2018 Sleep in shifts - new BEIS guidance on calculating National Minimum Wage

In the Mencap case the Court of Appeal held that care workers undertaking sleep-in shifts are only entitled to the NMW when they are required to actually be awake

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Blog

14 November 2018 Justice must be seen to be done - by video link?

The modernisation of the civil justice system will take a step forward this month with the introduction of a pilot scheme to determine applications via video link.

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13 November 2018 Concession Contracts Regulations 2016: when is an arrangement a service concession?

The Technology and Construction Court has ruled in favour of the council in Ocean Outdoor UK Ltd v Hammersmith and Fulham LBC.

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13 November 2018 Confidentiality is not an automatic defence to disclosure

Even documents containing confidential information can become disclosable in a procurement challenge.

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A no-deal Brexit scenario: what is the effect on trading electricity?

This update provides the key points put forward by the government for those in the electricity sector when preparing for a no-deal Brexit; providing helpful guidance for those within the sector to prepare for a no-deal scenario and the potential issues that may arise.

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12 November 2018 Part-time judges entitled to backdate judicial pensions

Part-time judges to be entitled to count years served prior to the Part-time Workers Directive 98/23 extending Directive 97/81 being transposed on 7 April 2000.

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Blog

9 November 2018 ECJ ruling: workers may be entitled to payment in lieu

It is accepted that accrued holiday could be paid in lieu upon termination of employment. Likewise, holiday can be carried over to the next year in some circumstances such as where an employee cannot take annual leave due to being on maternity leave.

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