UK Employment Law

Episode 129The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases. One relates to a disputed termination date and the effect that had on an employee’s claims. The second covers the dismissal of an employee for intermittent sickness absence and the third considers the Tribunal’s powers to adjudicate claims for unlawful deductions from pay. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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International Arbitration Update

Please find attached the sixth edition of Mayer Brown’s Global International Arbitration Update, a bi-annual publication that summarises key events in international arbitration from the preceding six months. The update, which covers both commercial and investor-State arbitration developments from around the globe, is divided into five sections:

  • Mayer Brown firm updates;
  • Legal updates from across the globe, including updates to the CIETAC, CAA, BCDR-AAA, DIAC and DIS Rules and updates from the ICC and LCIA;
  • Global case law developments;
  • Upcoming Mayer Brown Events; and
  • Key Mayer Brown Publications.

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. If a contract notice has serious consequences it needs to be…?
2. Adjudication – so what exactly is the dispute?
3. Recovering adjudication costs – Late Payment Act to the rescue?
4. Fire safety regulatory system “not fit for purpose”
5. HSE sets up new advisory network
6. Small Business Commissioner’s complaint handling service goes live
7. FIDIC2: Now on sale and Notice means Notice

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 126The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s first podcast of 2018 looks at a case on an employer’s liability for deliberate data protection breaches by a rogue employee, dismissing employees who do not have right to work documents, and whether an employee can challenge a decision to send them on garden leave. 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. The Construction Act payment regime is not just for…..interim payments?
2. When an emailed notice of arbitration gets personal
3. A pay less notice is not psychic
4. IR35: Is it heading for the private sector?
5. VAT reverse charge on the way for construction labour supply
6. January date for MP’s bill for scheme to hold retentions in trust
7. FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books, edition 2, have arrived

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeA Seasonal View from Mayer Brown

Miriam’s last case completes a trilogy of whistle blowing cases in this series. Osipov looks at liability imposed directly on individuals who have taken decisions penalising a whistle blower. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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