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Brexit and UK employment law: key questions answered

A vote to leave the EU could precipitate workplace change, with the possibility of some EU employment laws being rolled back. Given the significant uncertainty raised by the EU referendum, this Eversheds Q&A addresses some of the key concerns relating to free movement and employment law.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 13 January 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Twelve employment cases for 2016: what to watch out for

As the new year begins, this Eversheds briefing identifies a dozen pending cases which could develop employment law and change HR policies and practice in 2016. Subjects covered include the meaning of ‘temporary’ agency worker, holiday pay, employment tribunal fees and indirect discrimination.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 05 January 2016 | Practice Area: Termination of Contract

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The 12 employment cases of 2015

Before 2015 is consigned to history and 2016 presents a new set of employment law challenges, it is timely to reflect on the year's significant cases. This Eversheds briefing identifies 12 cases which developed the law and potentially changed HR policies and practices.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 23 December 2015 | Practice Area: Collective Consultation

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The Energy Bill: a look at the key elements

This brief looks at the Energy Bill that was introduced by DECC into the House of Lords in July this year and received its first reading in the House of Commons on 6 November 2015.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 December 2015 | Practice Area: Upstream and Downstream

New year, new employment law: nine key issues on the employment agenda for 2016

This Eversheds briefing sets out nine key employment law considerations for the new year - as well as the appropriate action to take now - covering subjects such as modern slavery reporting, the National Living Wage, gender pay reporting, new language fluency rules and the new redundancy pay rules.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 December 2015 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

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Top ten considerations for your digital banking project

Delivering a successful project will come down to good planning and strategic thinking, and digital projects are no exception. So what are the key points to consider at development stage? This Eversheds briefing highlights ten top considerations, from both a legal and commercial perspective.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 December 2015 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

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Indirect discrimination - analysing the nature of and reason for disadvantage

A recent Court of Appeal judgment suggests that in some indirect discrimination cases there should be a greater focus on the nature of and reason for the claimed disadvantage than has previously been the case; a ruling which may make it harder for claimants to make out indirect discrimination.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 11 December 2015 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Child abuse claims storm in the education sector: how to be prepared

A recent report reveals that incidents of child abuse are thought to be eight times higher than previous figures suggest, creating a massive pool of potential litigants. This briefing looks at how educational establishments can be suitably prepared to face such claims openly and fairly.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 December 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance

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Bribery Act breakthrough: lessons for corporates from the first-ever deferred prosecution agreement

The Crown Court has approved a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) between the Serious Fraud Office and ICBC Standard Bank, marking the first time a DPA has been used in England and Wales to settle criminal charges. This Eversheds briefing looks at the legal context and the lessons for corporates.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 02 December 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

The key points in the UK Government's Strategic Defence and Security Review

The UK Government has released its new five-year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review, setting out the Government’s key security objectives and its plans for new policy measures in areas such as export control, arms control and counter-terrorism. This briefing looks at the key points...view abstract

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 December 2015 | Practice Area: Competition

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