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  • Brexit and the Premier League

    21 August 2018

    Besides Immigration law, another of my passions is football. My interest was therefore at fever pitch when the two subjects collided in the news following revelations that Brexit, and the end of free movement rights may negatively impact the quality of the global product that is the Premier League.…

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  • 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.…

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  • 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.…

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  • Sleeping on the job: what constitutes working time?

    20 August 2018

    The recent high profile Court of Appeal decision in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) [2018] EWCA Cov 1641 has confirmed that workers were only entitled to the national minimum wage for periods where they were required to be awake during a shift, not for periods spent asleep.…

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  • Employment Law Update August 2018

    20 August 2018

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

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  • 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.…

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  • Charities Governance Health Check

    17 August 2018

    It’s easy to spot spectacularly bad charity governance when it’s reported in the news but what does good governance look like? Is there an objective standard charities can review their performance against or is it a case of the blind leading the blind…

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