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Public sector pensions lead to public and private sectors strikes can you stop it?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2011

An employer has a contract with its employees.


Fitness for purpose - when the kit doesn't fit
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2011

'Fitness for purpose' and 'satisfactory quality' are deceptively problematic concepts which are frequently encountered in the construction industry.


Contract - how a seller's failure to correct its reply to a buyer's enquiry entitled the buyer to terminate the contract
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

A seller who fails to update a pre-contractual statement if it becomes incorrect could be liable in misrepresentation.


Agency Workers Regulations 2010: the home stretch
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2011

We are finally entering the home stretch before the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) come into force on 1 October 2011.


Are rights under an inherited collective agreement static or dynamic? No resolution from the Supreme Court...
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2011

The long running saga of the transfer of rights derived from collective agreements continues.


TUPE 1 Rescue Culture 0: you can't avoid TUPE with a pre pack
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) will apply to all transfers of businesses under administration, including 'pre packs', on the basis that the primary objective of all administrations in the UK is to save the business as a going concern.


DB or not DB?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

Amending scheme rules to manage final salary pension scheme liabilities, getting member consent to alter benefits, relying on contractual terms and conditions to override scheme rules and compromising disputes with members: many schemes will recently have had to consider these issues, each of which was considered by the court in the IMG case.


Corridor & location v. route: a case comment on Sincennes v. Alberta (EUB), 2009 ABCA 167
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 23 2009

In a recent decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed the overlapping jurisdiction of the National Energy Board (NEB) and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB 10) in respect of international power lines (IPL), and the EUB's "public interest" mandate.


Commission right? Read on...
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2008

In a further indication that the housing market is becoming increasingly tough, there have been three cases within the last year (the most recent being last month's Foxtons decision) concerning the ability of estate agents to claim and recover commission after introducing purchasers to a property.


Martin Chitty
  • Gowling WLG