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Three convicted in £23m green biofuel trial

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

Three individuals have been convicted following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into the promotion of unregulated pension and investment

Court of Appeal explores ambit of the without prejudice rule

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

The Court of Appeal has recently held that certain correspondence marked “without prejudice” was admissible in evidence despite this label, because

High Court agrees FOS was not required to stay determination of complaints pending resolution of a related dispute

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

The High Court has refused an application for judicial review of the FOS by three IFAs who argued that the FOS ought to have stayed its determination

UK: redundancy: preferential treatment required for employee on maternity leave where roles restructured

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 5 2014

Where an employer decides to replace two roles, one of which is currently held by an employee on maternity (or other family-related) leave, with a

UK: statutory holiday pay: no appeal over ruling on retrospective claims

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

In last month's e-bulletin we reported the landmark EAT judgment inBear Scotland v Fulton that pay for the 4 weeks' EU statutory holiday entitlement

UK: changing terms and conditions: need for acceptance and consideration

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

Employers wishing to change an employee's terms and conditions need to establish both the employee's agreement to the change, and that consideration

UK: TUPE: impact of transfer on time limit for harassment claim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

A transferee may face claims for pre-transfer harassment lodged more than three months after the transfer where the perpetrator continues to harass

Court of Appeal confirms time for claiming contribution to damages runs from acceptance of Part 36 offer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

The Court of Appeal has held that, where a claim was settled by acceptance of a Part 36 offer, the defendant's two-year limitation period for

High Court decision shows difficulty of challenging changes to Government policy

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2014

In the recent case of Solar Century Holdings Limited & Others ("Solar") v Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") 2014 EWHC 3677

A round up of pensions developments: November 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2014

HMRC has issued revised guidance on the ability of employers to recover VAT on administration and investment management services provided in respect