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Happy New TUPE!

21 January 2014
By Amy Ross-Sercombe
21
JAN

On 31st January 2014, significant changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) come into force. There has been wide spread debate and discussions on them as businesses have struggled with the obligations set by TUPE for years, and it is widely...

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News that Kinky Knickers has gone into administration makes me wonder if the charity shops in the High Street will now see job lots of remaindered undies in the windows - "Frills to Thrill” - instead of worn out video games and coats for the over 60's. There are several ways that...

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17
JAN

Private companies are not answerable to institutional shareholders or analysts; nor are they subject to the same public scrutiny.  So they have far more freedom in how they construct the terms on which their directors are employed. By contrast the terms on which directors are retained...

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A SENSE OF PROPORTION

13 January 2014
By Lee Marston
13
JAN

A recent comment on the case of Young v Young whereby the Judge called for a cap on disbursements paid out in divorce cases seems to have captured the headlines. However, there are two issues with this. First, the £6.4 million costs incurred, which were described as, "truly eye watering”...

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NEW YEAR - NEW START

10 January 2014
By Lee Marston
10
JAN

As is usual at this time of year, we are seeing an uplift in new enquiries as people seek to make a fresh start in 2014 following what may have been a miserable 2013 at home. We offer all potential clients a free, initial chat in order that they may be better armed with the information...

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