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Employees’ Shareplan Criticised

Employees' Shareplan Criticised

The Government's proposals for employee shareholder contracts which appear in the Growth and Infrastructure Bill and are currently before the House of Lords, envisage that employees will be given shares in small…

Consultation on Proposed Changes to TUPE Regulations

Consultation on Proposed Changes to TUPE Regulations

The government intends to simplify the Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (Regulations 2006) TUPE to benefit business in the UK and has launched its formal proposals.   At present one of the most…

Further Guidance For Non-executive Directors

Further Guidance For Non-executive Directors

A timely reminder from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators has been published, giving guidance to non-executive directors and can be found at http://www.icsaglobal.com/assets/files/pdfs/guidance/Guidance-notes-2013/Directors-duty-to-exercise-care-skill-and-diligence-13012013.pdf.   The…

The case of 180 irregular divorces

City Solicitors Wake Smith to offer fixed fee divorce

Getting divorced or dissolving your civil partnership is difficult enough, emotionally and physically, without the added stress of not knowing how much it will all cost in legal fees. The economic situation in the…

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Residential Landlords and Gas - Part Two

The need for residential landlords to comply with the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 has been brought into sharp focus by a recent prosecution of a landlord in Bradford by the Health and Safety…