16 July 2013

Employment law timetable – revised again

Employers need to review when forthcoming employment law changes are due to take...

10 July 2013

Contractor liable for fall in property value during his delay

Contractors causing delays in projects in breach of contract can be liable for...

21 August 2012

Court finds commercial pressure amounted to duress

Businesses that use commercial pressures on clients to force them to accept revised...

17 July 2012

Failure to protect data on stolen memory sticks breaches Data Protection Act

A charity that allowed employees to take home unencrypted memory sticks containing...

26 November 2011

Advance warning – employee pension changes to be phased in from next year

From 2012, employers will need to start enrolling their employees into either a ‘...

02 October 2011

Court decision shows smaller businesses can win ‘passing off’ disputes

A small business has successfully stopped another trader with a similar name from...

05 June 2011

Court of Appeal gives guidance on employers’ duties to provide protective clothing

The duty on employers to provide suitable protective clothing is a high one,...

01 June 2011

Negotiating ploy in contract disputes could cost dearly if it amounts to ‘repudiatory breach’

An IT supplier that suspended work under a contract after trying to make significant...

01 June 2011

Budget benefits for charities

The Chancellor’s recent Budget contained a number of changes aimed at benefiting...

01 December 2006

Disciplinary and grievance procedures - impact of legislation on employers

Andrew Lightburn, employment lawyer at Shulmans solicitors, says that legislation...

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