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Getting it right from the outset

As an employment lawyer I see a lot of issues that arise because fairly simple employment measures haven't been put in place at an early...

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Car sharing: is this the sign of things to come?

Uber is at the vanguard of mobile technology and sharing of resources, but there is no reason why other areas can't also benefit on a...

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Silicon Abbey?

This is more about the built environment and power of cities than property law, but the Centre for Cities has released a map using Patent...

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A viable alternative?

Nicky Gavron AM has commented on potential proposals for developers to publicise their viability assessments. These are used in planning...

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The annual bonus - the jargon explained

I love the idea that we need expert help to understand the banking sector.  The legal universe perhaps, no maybe all businesses have...

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New Government guide

The Government has published a new guide for employers on Recruitment and Retention of Transgender Staff which is designed to help...

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Buy to let- changes to SDLT Thresholds

The Autumn Statement has revealed increased Stamp Duty Land Tax rates for second homes and buy to let properties.

From 1 April 2016,...

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Black Friday - Employees expected to go AWOL

Black Friday will be with us at the end of this week. We imported this tradition from the USA for the first time properly last year and...

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Auto enrolment continues to be rolled out

Since October 2012, new pensions legislation meant that all employers would eventually be required to automatically enrol employees...

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Tackling the rise of bullying in the workplace

A recent ACAS report suggests that bullying in the workplace is more prevalent. Bullying itself is not an employment law claim that an...

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The New Living Wage is dividing Retailers

The new National Living Wage (NLW) of £7.20 per hour for employees over the age of 25 comes in to force in April 2016. Employers are not...

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Bankers get a bad press.

Even top bankers believe they are paid too much to play with other people's money. The important point is that those who receive...

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The impact of higher employment on wages

Most people would agree that a higher employment rate is positive news. But with more people in work, there will be less spare capacity...

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Alternative investments?

Radio 4's "Today" programme this morning had an interview with a spokesman from the RICS about institutions investing in infrastructure,...

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Addressing work-life balance

Last week it was announced that the European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposals to address the challenges of...

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"The haters gonna hate, hate, hate..."

Excuse me borrowing from you, Taylor, but you'd have thought that we'd had enough of hate and fear. But no. Recent events in Paris have...

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Gender Pay Gap Narrowing (but it's bad news!)

One of the reasons for the gender pay gap closing is because of men's declining wages. Can it really be men deciding to pay women less...

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Race Discrimination Still Prevalent

The Race Relations Act was passed 40 years ago. It outlawed discrimination based on race and nationality. Two generations or more of...

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I really, really, really hate jargon.

Honestly, I just don't understand why people don't say someone died but they 'passed on'. You're not a plumber, you are in the water...

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Living Wage to increase productivity (ahem!)

The claim among more than half of employers is that the Living Wage will result in increased productivity. Whether this means getting...

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590 People Die because of Welfare Reforms

Perhaps it is time for Iain Duncan-Smith to revisit his welfare reforms, which seem to have resulted in 590 suicides and 279,000 cases of...

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Rising House Prices in the South East

The latest from the Estates Gazette signals increasing prices and demand for housing in the South East, which is good news for the...

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Cash, value and climate change

A rise in sea levels? It's ok, I live on a hill. Melting glaciers? Great, the northwest passage will be passable. Increases in...

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Punks Part 2!

No sooner do I comment on the FCA addressing the CML about the needs of older borrowers than the Building Societies Association publish a...

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First Jose, now Clarkson!

Not that we needed it but here is another timely reminder that an individual can be sued in a personal capacity by a colleague for...

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The Bank of England warning about robots.

Production lines are already highly automated and the next step will be administrative, clerical and production jobs. Repetitive tasks...

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To EU or not EU?

Today we've seen David Cameron's four objectives for change mocked as "thin gruel" whilst recognised by some EU counterparts as "largely...

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When is "banter" discriminatory?

To pass any homophobic or racist comments off as banter seems completely out of touch with most people's views of such behaviour. But...

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Assured Shorthold tenancy changes

David Barrett, Senior Associate in the Property Dispute Team at Thomas Eggar, reviews changes all landlords of Assured Shorthold...

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Be consistent unless conduct is different

The recent EAT decision in MBNA Limited v Jones highlights the importance of consistency of treatment when dealing with disciplinaries,...

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Have you ever wondered how to dress for success?

Is business dress a thing of the past? Does it depend on whether you are meeting a tech entrepreneur or an accountant? Is a tie ever...

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"Scouse scum" lawyer fired

Entirely outside his work role, a lawyer gave an interview about football and was so offensive that it brought him into disrepute and as...

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Be a man!

It seems that the top tip for women in getting equal pay is to be a man.

With a depressing inevitability, Equal Pay Day has rolled round once again. From now until the end of the year the gender pay gap means...…

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Negotiation of EU employment laws

Many of the UK's employment laws derive from Europe. Although some view these protections as overly burdensome for employers, it's...

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My theme for this week is AI

Honestly, I'm not on a rant, this stuff is real. We need to be creative to survive. Creativity will distinguish us from robots and...

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Killing the goose that laid the golden egg?

The conflict between the current law and new business models such as Uber is a theme I have returned to many times but this is because...

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Pensions, Pooling and Infrastructure

Investment and Pensions in Europe has an interesting article in their November issue on the pressures on UK Local Government Pension...

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Penalty Clauses - are they enforceable?

The Supreme Court has considered two appeals relating to whether certain contractual clauses were unenforceable penalties.

It was argued...

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Workplace safety in a dangerous world

Whether it's terrorist threats or the growing prevalence of stress and depression at work, businesses have to be on top of the risks to...

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Tackling intimidation of non-striking workers

In July this year, BIS published a consultation on tackling intimidation of non-striking workers. This week BIS published the...

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We're all doomed...

Robots on factory lines is one thing, but a robot doing my job, or yours is a lot more scary. The only chink of light is that different...

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Women make the best bosses

New research has found that women are better bosses than men. This is a general trend and we can all point to exceptions, but that...

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Is this the future for motorcycle couriers?

We've had Back to the Future Day and now we really are looking into the future. Some say the majority of all existing jobs in the next...

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The London Underground Rent Map

All of London's average rents in one place? Done - with data gathered from 'Find Properly'.

Ideal in-a-glance view of rental levels...

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Fee Remission

HMCTS has simplified the fee remission process for tribunal

fees so that applicants assess themselves and do not have to submit lengthy...

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Detecting an issue and obtaining evidence

ACAS have published new guidance on how to carry out workplace investigations with some useful reminders for employers. Carrying out a...

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ASTs- important changes to section 21 notices

Landlords should be aware that changes have come into force which place restrictions on serving notices to end an AST under section 21 of...

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At least the UK is ahead of some countries!

It seems that combating sexism in Mexico is way behind the UK.

A viral video of alleged groping on Mexican TV didn't just spark a national debate about sexism - now, a prominent senator has told the...…

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