UK Employment Law

Episode 124The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases starts with a  review of a key case on whistleblowing.  Nick also considers a discrimination claim against an employer for failing to do a sufficient health and safety assessment, and a religious discrimination claim where the employer wanted to limit what an employee could say when preaching.  To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Pensions Law

Episode 37The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at a number of recent developments in the pensions industry, including a new Finance Bill, measures to tackle pension scams, a further HMRC brief on VAT on pension fund management services, and the Court of Appeal’s decision in the Safeway case.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Houseboat buyers tie up moor misrepresentation damages
2. Court sorts out baggage subcontract works and saves sectional delay damages
3. Court says no to a wind up
4. JCT updates Tendering Practice Note
5. Government’s corporate governance reform package unwrapped
6. Government consultation on new measures to boost housing supply

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 123The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at two recent cases, one on unfair dismissal and one on territorial jurisdiction clauses and considers when to publish your gender pay gap statistics. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 122The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at an employer’s right to suspend an employee during an investigation, and a case claiming that this gave rise to significant damages. The second case relates to an attempt to derail a tribunal case by challenging the Early Conciliation certificate. The third is an update on a case to do with prohibiting the use of work devices for personal communications. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Contract for £15 million bonus made in a pub? You cannot be serious?
2. Broken code leaves Supreme Court with contract interpretation enigma
3. Adjudicator’s liquidated damages ruling shuts out contractor’s second wave of eot claims
4. Independent review of Building Regulations and fire safety
5. New white paper on BIM for Civil and Structural Engineering
6. Industry Response Group to lead construction industry building safety response

The update can be accessed here.

Data Privacy Bootcamp – the GDPR and Pension Schemes

https://youtu.be/_vL2yqM6pPo

Mark Prinsley and Oliver Yaros, partners in our IP & IT Group, and Jay Doraisamy, partner in our Pensions Group, presented a bootcamp on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its implications for UK pension schemes. This 1.5 hour long seminar explored the new requirements under the GDPR, and provided a detailed assessment of the ten steps that UK pension schemes need to take to get ready to comply with the GDPR by 25 May 2018.

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Episode 36The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at two recent cases in which the Court of Appeal considered issues arising in relation to changes made by employers to the pension schemes – the IBM case which concerned the employer’s duty of good faith and the BBC case which concerned pensionable pay caps.

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Episode 121The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of recent cases includes a key case on holiday pay and voluntary overtime. Secondly, we have a rare case on off shoring and the Transfer Regulations. The final case alters the tribunal procedure for granting witness orders with potential ramifications for the party applying for the order. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

Nick is joined by Tanem Taskin, an Australian qualified lawyer in our team, who talks through some of the pitfalls for employers unfamiliar with Australian employment law. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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