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Retail sector legal update: Your London 2012 legal toolkit - ready steady go

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2012

The government has just announced that it proposes a temporary relaxation of Sunday trading laws to optimise the opportunities for businesses during the Games

Summary of the Programme for Government 2011-2012

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 11 2011

The 2011-12 Programme for Government sets out the Scottish Government's (the "Government") legislative priorities for the year ahead

Council should have used public law powers to support head

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 23 2010

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a local education authority was negligent in allowing a "dysfunctional form of governance" to continue at one of its maintained primary schools and has upheld an award of nearly £400,000 in personal injury damages to Erica Connor, the head teacher at the eye of the storm

Union acceptance of collective redundancy procedure results in reduction of protective award

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 2 2010

In Lancaster University v The University and College Union the EAT held that where a union had accepted a flawed notification and consultation procedure for university staff on fixed term contracts over a period of twelve years, a tribunal was correct in reducing protective awards from 90 days' pay to 60 days

University fined for health & safety breaches

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 18 2011

Magistrates have fined Lincoln University £10,000 and ordered it to pay costs of £12,759, following the discovery of asbestos in four University buildings

Women win equal pay claims

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 31 2008

Women employed by councils in the North East of England have won their long-running equal pay claims in the Court of Appeal

Should legal representation be permitted in disciplinary hearings?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2011

The extent to which employees enjoy legally enforceable rights on human rights grounds to legal representation in disciplinary hearings remains unclear at the time of writing

New report from Business Taskforce (or six angry business people having a bit of a rant about EU red tape)

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2013

The Government has published the most recent part of its well-publicised mission against "unnecessary" regulation: a report by a "Business Taskforce"

The latest on the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 21 2011

This month, the Protection of Freedoms Bill was introduced to Parliament

Financial Institution E-briefing: ZH v Metropolitan Police - 2012 EWHC 604 (Admin), 2012 All ER (D) 134

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2013

The Court of Appeal is hearing an appeal from the Metropolitan Police over a ruling that officers who restrained a disabled teenager acted wrongly in