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Raising the roof reform likely to raise eyebrows
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2015

Since the Government published its Productivity Plan earlier this month, the more eye-catching proposals for planning reform have been the subject of


UK High Court quashes copyright exception for private copying
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Last month we reported on the case of BASCA v Secretary of State for Business and Innovation in which Green J held that the Government's introduction


UK: surveillance and the Rule of Law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Making the UK a safe place to live and prosper is not a small matter. Whatever the root causes, the threats to public safety are real and a political


Making assumptions dismissal for taking unauthorised holiday was not necessarily victimisation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

In March 2013 the claimant in Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust v Blake was made subject to a final written warning (for abuse of confidential


Long way off overseas military interpreters could not bring discrimination claims here
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The claimants in Hottak v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs were Afghan nationals who served as interpreters with British


It's all relative? Ill-health pension based on hours reduced because of a disability was not discriminatory
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The claimant in Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme v Williams took ill-health retirement at age 38 because of disability. He


Pushing the boundaries
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

A private member’s bill entitled ‘Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill’ would force disputes over boundaries to follow an expert


Cabinet Office announces Commission to review freedom of information legislation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

The Cabinet Office has recently announced that a cross-party commission is to look into the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") in light of


Striking a balance? Government unveils tighter laws on industrial action
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

The new Trade Union Bill makes a number of well-publicised changes to the pre-conditions for lawful industrial action to be taken:


Cut to the Chase identifying the correct PCP is crucial in disability discrimination cases
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

Following her diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis, the claimant inProspere v Secretary of State for Justice had two significant periods of absence from