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Employee Accommodation

Employee Accommodation

This article considers the different ways of dealing with occupation of employees and methods of safeguarding the employer's position, by ensuring that any rights of occupation granted to an employee are on terms which allow the employer to bring the arrangement to an end as easily as possible,...

Commercial Agents

Commercial Agents

Commercial agents can be an invaluable resource for businesses looking to diversify their product line or expand their geographical reach. However, in the current economic climate, many businesses are carrying out more frequent reviews of the cost-benefit analysis of particular agents as against...

Brexit Checklist

Brexit Checklist

The UK's departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector. This blog contains a checklist to assist businesses with the various challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit, and to allow businesses to prepare as best as they can, whilst the terms of...

Legal considerations when removing a director level employee

Legal considerations when removing a director level employee

Removing a director level employee is a difficult process for any company to go through. As a senior figure in the business, removing such an individual is often made legally complex by the need to consider their legal position not only as a director of the company, but also as an employee...

Changes to Immigration Rules

Changes to Immigration Rules

The Government has announced changes to the Immigration Rules, which came into force on 6th July 2018. Here is an overview of the key changes...

Payment Practices and Performance Reporting Regulations 2017

Payment Practices and Performance Reporting Regulations 2017

It has been almost a year since the Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations SI 2017/395 ("The Regulations") came into force. The Regulations were the brain-child of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Chartered Institute of Credit Management in...

Ownership and use of social media by employees in the UK

Ownership and use of social media by employees in the UK

While there are considerable benefits of using social media, in this bulletin we look at how businesses can ensure that they protect themselves legally to ensure that they are able to benefit from the value created on social media, and that this is not lost to contractors or employees...

Intellectual Property Ownership

Intellectual Property Ownership

Taking ownership of intellectual property (IP) is of critical importance for businesses in circumstances where that business wants to ensure that it alone has the right to use that IP, and that the value of that IP sits on its balance sheet, as an asset of the business. However, the law does not...

The Apprenticeship Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy

The Government’s introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in England has received much publicity. Thousands more apprenticeships are expected to be created with qualifications designed to make this a qualification route of choice for many more people...

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

In the second edition of our series on migrant worker sponsor management, we look at some of the obligations sponsors must adhere to.

Sponsor Management Series – Becoming a Tier 2 Sponsor

Sponsor Management Series – Becoming a Tier 2 Sponsor

In the first edition of the Sponsor Management Series we look at how to become a Tier 2 sponsor...

Bribery Act 2010

Bribery Act 2010

It's been 6 years since the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") came into force. In this bulletin we will give a whistle stop tour of the Act's practical impact so far in relation to the corporate offence, and highlight our practical tips for businesses to ensure compliance with the Act and for...