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  • Children and Families Act 2014 receives royal assent

    10 April 2014

    The new Children and Families Act received royal assent on 14 March 2014. This introduces a new system to help children with special educational needs and disabilities and includes new family friendly measures.…

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  • Introduction of Acas early conciliation

    15 March 2014

    The statutory Acas Early Conciliation Service was launched on 6 April 2014. Acas has published a booklet explaining the service and the requirements.…

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  • Reforms to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - spent convictions

    15 March 2014

    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 provides that, subject to certain exceptions, those convicted of a criminal offence, who do not re-offend during a specified period, are deemed ‘rehabilitated’ and their convictions become “spent”.…

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  • Maintaining Momentum

    13 March 2014

    What are the issues which determine whether a knowledge-based company is able to successfully maintain its momentum?…

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  • New TUPE Regulations come into force

    18 February 2014

    On 31 January 2014, the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2014 (“the Regulations”) came into force.…

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  • Protected Disclosures

    18 February 2014

    ​In upholding the judgment of the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Norbrook Laboratories (UK) Limited v Shaw concluded that three emails from the Claimant to the Respondent taken together can amount to a qualifying disclosure within the meaning of Employment Rights Act 1996 section 43B(1) even though they were not sent to the same individual or department and taken separately each email was not such a disclosure.…

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