The introduction of Employment Tribunal fees has been on the horizon for several months. On 24 April 2013, the wheels were set in motion when new legislation to implement the fees system was laid before Parliament for approval. HM Courts & Tribunals Servi
After going back and forth several times between the House of Commons and the House of Lords in a game of parliamentary ping-pong, the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 received Royal Assent yesterday.
The term ‘Interest rate hedging product’ refers to a number of financial products which have as one of their object the management of exposure to interest rate fluctuations.
Our latest Q & A as featured in the FT
Tops tips on managing workforce health more actively in the light of a recent EAT decision as featured in People Management.
How should employers prepare for proposed changes to the transfer rules? Our comments as featured in People Management.
New obligations for employers to automatically enrol eligible workers into pensions are affecting more and more businesses. All employers will need to be fully compliant with the new regime as soon as they reach their specific staging date.
Changes in Litigation Funding – ATE Insurance Premiums no longer recoverable after 1 April 2013 – the time to act is now
Current rules Special insurance policies exist to cover an adverse legal costs award, which may be available even if the dispute has already arisen. This is known as “after the event” insurance and it is intended to provide cover in the ev…
Expert Evidence – can a party faced with an unfavourable single joint expert’s report rely on alternative expert evidence?
The High Court’s decision in Bulic v Harwoods and others  EWHC 3657 (QB) provides useful guidance as to when the Court will grant a party’s application for permission to rely on alternative expert evidence, in circumstances where a single joint expe
The Enterprise Management Incentive (“EMI”) regime allows small, higher risk companies to grant tax advantaged share options to their employees.
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court has confirmed that legal advice privilege is limited to advice given by lawyers.
In the summer of 2012 the FSA announced an agreement with certain banks that the banks would review the sales of interest rate hedging products to ‘unsophisticated’ customers and where mis-selling of such products was established that banks …