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24 February 2017 Tribunal compensation limits set to increase

From 6 April 2017, there will be an increase in compensation limits and minimum awards applying to certain awards of employment tribunals.

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22 February 2017 Limitation Judges reminded not to put the cart before the horse

In JL v Archbishop Michael George Bowen & The Scout Association the Court of Appeal considered, amongst other issues, the trial judge’s decision to disapply limitation in the claimant’s favour.

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22 February 2017 Security for costs: a shareholder’s indemnity does not provide protection

The case of Dunn Motor Traction LTD (C) v National Express LTD (D) [2017] EWHC 228 (Comm) QBD (Comm) has decided that an indemnity from the claimant’s shareholder (shareholder) does not give the same protection as after the event insurance (ATE) when deciding whether to grant an order for security of costs.

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16 February 2017 National minimum wage offenders named and shamed

Yesterday the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy named 359 UK businesses which have failed to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

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15 February 2017 Update on the Immigration Skills Levy

Further information has been published by the Home office in relation to the Immigration Skills Levy for Sponsors of non-EEA workers in the Tier 2 General and ICT categories, set to come into force on 6 April 2017.

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10 February 2017 Is your lease fit for purpose? Technology and the gamification of retail space

Physical retail spaces are not just 'shops' anymore; barely 46% of consumers felt stores were useful for comparing products. Instead, browsing in a physical store is just one part of an overall consumer experience.

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8 February 2017 Regular attendance at schools - clarity needed

The key issue for the Supreme Court to decide is the definition of ‘attending school regularly’ for the purposes of the Education Act 1996.

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7 February 2017 NA v Nottinghamshire County Council - Supreme Court hearing this week

The appeal to the Supreme Court in NA v Nottinghamshire County Council will be heard on 8 and 9 February 2017.

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3 February 2017 Are you investing enough in omni-channel retailing and branch IT?

Zynstra, a specialist IT solutions provider, has published a white paper which looks at branch IT solutions for retailers.

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3 February 2017 The death of Pre-Action Disclosure Applications (PADs)…?

In the case of Sharp v Leeds City Council (2017), the Court of Appeal found pre-action disclosure applications were not exempt from the EL/PL pre-action protocol fixed costs scheme

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