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UK: Tackling the whiplash compensation culture: Government proposes reforms
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

The Issue The number of RTA (road traffic accident) related soft tissue injury claims (known as ‘whiplash claims’) has increased by 50 since 2006


UK money laundering regulation: All Change?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

A number of very significant changes are being made to the UK anti-money


UK green lights progress on Unified Patent Court
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 28 2016

Today, at the meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council the UK Government confirmed that it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified


A bit of a statement - employment announcements in Chancellor's Autumn Statement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The Autumn Statement contains an announcement that employee shareholder status is going to be withdrawn at "the next legislative opportunity". Tax


On request - employer's failure to investigate third party's allegations cast doubt on fairness of dismissal
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The claimant in Scott v EC Maritime PCC Limited worked as an armed guard on Ships. He was employed on rolling fixed-term contracts by a


Two sides to a story - employer's investigation into serious allegations may not have been sufficiently thorough
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The claimant in Tykocki v Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a healthcare assistant, was dismissed for gross misconduct


Brexit reveals a society divided by the power of technology - post-Brexit the UK needs to harness that power to heal the wounds
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

30 years ago the world appeared to be defined by three acts of a Conservative Government. The big bang, top rate tax cut to 40, and Margaret Thatcher


Real estate: the “go to” source of tax revenue?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The UK government continues to use the real estate sector as its “go to” source of tax revenue. Following the extension of corporation tax to


Added bonus - EAT entitled to statutory maternity pay despite signing settlement agreement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2016

The claimant in Campus Living Villages UK Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners was made redundant shortly before the birth of her child, after she


Weighing it up - correct approach to fairness of dismissal after inappropriate warning
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2016

The claimant was involved in two incidents in 2013 - the first involved using abusive language to a manager and refusing to follow a reasonable