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The use of metatags: is it “advertising”?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

Businesses in the UK have for some time been subject to strict rules on misleading advertising, contained in the Business Protection from Misleading


New unfair dismissal cap coming in on 29 July
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

A new limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal claims is due to come into force on 29 July (subject to approval by Parliament). The new


TPR consultation: setting the standard for DC schemes
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

The Pensions Regulator is consulting on a new regulatory approach to DC arrangements that builds on the existing six DC principles for good workplace


The Chancellor's Autumn Statement
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement released in December contained several measures affecting pensions in the UK, including controversial cuts to tax


Dismissal for gross misconduct is not inevitably reasonable
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The EAT has confirmed, in the case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, that a Tribunal fell into error when it held that dismissal would


Bridging pensions and a changing state pension age
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

Following a period of consultation, the Government has published regulations in relation to bridging pensions which will come into force on 1 October


Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out


Children and Families Bill published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

Following the Government's response to the Modern Workplaces consultation in November last year, the Children and Families Bill (the "Bill") has now


Government’s red tape challenge planning administration
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2013

As part of the latest round of consultation in the Government's Red Tape Challenge, they have invited businesses and members of the public to comment


Court of Justice says no to representation by in-house lawyers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2013

The role of an in-house lawyer is to give legal advice to the company they work for but should they be allowed to represent that company in court