Archive for November 2016

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues
1. Adjudicator’s million pound error fails to stop enforcement of decision
2. Court of Appeal cannot fix shortfall in interim payment regime
3. Court says Construction Act and Scheme concerned with cash flow, not contract sum
4. February 2017 date set for new ADM contracts
5. APPG looking at evidence on potential Brexit impact on construction skill pool
6. And now – the JCT 2016 Standard Building Contracts

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 105The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at the recent Uber case, which is being hailed as a key case on the gig economy, plus a case on an alleged discretionary bonus and whether a neutral ill health policy could be challenged as discriminatory by a disabled employee. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 104The View from Mayer Brown

Nick takes a look at two recent cases and a change in Employment Tribunal procedures. One case looks at how similar activities must be for a service provision change under TUPE to happen. The second case looks at the ASDA equal pay case and recent developments in that litigation. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Pensions Law

Episode 28The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at the issue of recovery of VAT charged on services provided to occupational pension schemes following the recent publication of a further HMRC brief on the topic.

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