Articles

  • Voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay

    20 August 2018

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘the EAT’) has recently held in the case of Flowers & Others v East of England Ambulance Trust (‘the Trust’) that voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay in accordance with the Working Time Directive.…

    Articles
  • New EU data protection laws affect overseas businesses

    20 August 2018

    On May 25 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in all European Union member states. It has been welcomed by some as the most far-reaching data protection legislation in 20 years.…

    Articles
  • The Trade Secrets Regulations 2018

    20 August 2018

    On 9 June 2018 The Trade Secrets (Enforcement etc) Regulations 2018 came into force in the United Kingdom.…

    Articles
  • Life Sciences and Brexit

    15 August 2018

    Most people understand that the Life Sciences industry is highly regulated. This comes with being a member of the EU and the complex mix of medical Directives and/or Regulations that apply to EU members. …

    Articles
  • Immigration hazards post Brexit

    31 July 2018

    On 8 December 2017 the British Government reached an agreement with the EU about the legal status of EU nationals living in the UK, and those who might arrive before 31 December 2020.…

    Articles
  • New tax rules for “PILONs”

    26 June 2018

    We are often asked to advise on confidential pre-termination negotiations, or without prejudice negotiations to resolve an existing dispute, where the school wishes to negotiate the exit of a member of staff under a settlement agreement.…

    Articles
  • Schools Update - June 2018

    26 June 2018

    Welcome to the June 2018 Schools Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

    Articles