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Figures indicate initial success for auto-enrolment
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2013

A report on auto-enrolment opt-out rates has been produced following research undertaken by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Introduced


‘Zero hours’ contracts and auto-enrolment
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2013

Zero hours contracts have been a topical issue in the media recently. This article considers employers' auto-enrolment duties in respect of this


Fit notes: new guidance for employers, employees & GPs
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

The average number of sick days in the UK is rising. UK workers have significantly higher sickness absence rates than their global counterparts


Disputing how to resolve a dispute and avoiding ‘Bleak House’
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2013

Businesses tell us that the last thing they want is to end up in a dispute over the terms of their contracts. The appetite to be involved in a


Financial caps on liability in construction contracts
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2013

At a time when those in the construction industry are murmuring about green shoots and a possible upturn in activity, the terms of construction


Crisis management: managing a crisis - fast-moving situations, public statements and social media
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2013

It is often difficult to know which of the multitude of issues that arise during a crisis should be tackled first. However, one aspect which is


Service charges in mixed use developments in England and Wales
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2013

Mixed use developments, typically with commercial units on the lower floors and residential units above, are becoming increasingly common. These


Company administration matters contained in the draft Deregulation Bill
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2013

The Government has just published a draft Deregulation Bill as a further step in its Red Tape Challenge to remove the overall burden of regulation on


Update, unconventional oil and gas in the UK
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2013

Since our last update (in June 2013), progress has been made on the key outstanding issues we identified; namely, geology, taxation, community


First successful appeal gives Scottish council double relief from ICO data protection fine
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (the "ICO") experienced a surprising setback recently after the Information Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal"