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10 June 2022 80% hours for 100% pay? That’ll do nicely

As has been widely reported this week, some 3,000 UK workers are taking part in a six month trial to assess the viability of a four-day working week without any reduction in their normal pay.

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4 April 2022 Right to Work Checks: Changes from 6 April 2022

From 6 April 2022, right to work checks on all migrant or settled prospective employees must be online and checks on British or Irish nationals will be manual (free) or digital (charged for).

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18 February 2022 Are whistleblowers entitled to keep their employer’s confidential documents?

In Nissan v Passi, the High Court recently considered the issue of an employee retaining confidential documents belonging to his former employer in the context of the employer’s application for an injunction seeking the return of such documents from the employee.

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17 December 2021 The new point-based system: a complex and costly system in need of simplification

The immigration control tools now being used by the UK government which combine high costs, complex application system, salary threshold and exclusion of low skilled worker are having a significant detrimental effect on the business ability of UK based companies to employ EEA staff in the UK.

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8 October 2018 British Citizenship Reforms

There are a number of different ways to apply for British Citizenship depending on your circumstances, however all applicants must demonstrate their knowledge of English and must pass the “Life in the UK Test”.

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14 June 2018 New visa route for startups

Following input from the tech sector and MAC, the Government yesterday announced a new route for entrepreneurs wishing to start-up a business in the UK.

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20 January 2017 Unsteady construction? Building a European data economy

The EU Commission has recently published its communication and accompanying Staff Working Document entitled 'Building a European Data Economy'.

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1 September 2016 Biggest shipping company in South Korea, Hanjin Shipping, files for receivership

The world’s seventh largest container carrier, Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd, filed for receivership yesterday as banks led by Korea Development Bank withdrew their backing from the company for failing to tackle its debt of approximately $5.5 billion.

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5 April 2016 Leaked 'Panama Papers' reveal vast array of offshore companies and trusts

Approximately 11 million documents have been leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specialises in commercial and trusts law…

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