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Plain packaging a barrier to trade or bad health?
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2013

The UK Government is to formally delay any decision on the introduction of plain packaging legislation for cigarettes. However, the Scottish public


Introduction of right to request flexible working for all employees to be delayed
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2014

The extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees was expected to come into force under the Children and Families Bill on 6


Educate, enable, enforce: auto-enrolment issues for SMEs
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2013

As the auto-enrolment timetable marches on, the Pensions Regulator's "Educate, Enable, Enforce" strategy is starting to impact upon smaller employers


Expiry of fixed term contracts and redundancy consultation
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2014

In the recent case of University College Union v University of Stirling, the Inner House of the Court of Session held that the dismissals of 4


Tribunal fees: factsheet published
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2013

In advance of the new Employment Tribunal fees regime coming into force on 29 July 2013, the Ministry of Justice has published a useful Factsheet


BIS consultation on company filing requirements
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2013

In October 2013 the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) published a consultation on company filing requirements as part of its Red Tape


Abolition of DB contracting out: statutory override will not affect “protected persons”
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2014

Following a period of consultation, the Government has confirmed that legislative changes will be made to ensure that "protected persons" will not be


Contractual negotiation and negligent misrepresentations
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2014

Misrepresentations and unfounded assertions of fact made to a party during pre-contractual negotiations can come back to bite you if they induce that


Scottish coal decision: Inner House finds that Scottish liquidators do not have a power to abandon onerous property
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2013

The decision of the Inner House of the Court of Session was released last week in the keenly awaited application by the liquidators of Scottish Coal


Copyright levies the beginning of the end?
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 1 2013

Under EU Directive 200129 on the harmonisation of copyright law, Member States grant authors, performers, producers and broadcasting organisations