Archive for April 2017

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

1. Scottish court says slip rule would not save items adjudicator omitted in error
2. The case of the arbitrator who was kept in the dark
3. When a court might not enforce an adjudicator’s wrong decision…
4. More JCT 2016 contracts
5. New payment reporting duty in force
6. Public sector common minimum construction standards updated

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 114The View from Mayer Brown

In our review of recent cases Nick looks at a case which considered the test for a fair dismissal for an SOSR dismissal.  Secondly, we have an illustrative case showing how a tribunal might still determine that discrimination has occurred, in the absence of a smoking gun,  and finally we have a case on the ACAS mandatory conciliation period and its effect on timelimits. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Pensions Law

Episode 33The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at the EU General Data Protection Regulation that comes into force in May 2018, its implications for UK occupational pension schemes, and what schemes should be doing in order to comply with it.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 113The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review looks at the statutory disclosure of employee information under TUPE, trying to sidestep collective bargaining arrangements in pay negotiations and the outcome of the Islamic headscarf cases. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 112The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at the importance of a conducting a thorough appeal process, whether an employee can settle a claim for SMP, and a significant case on data subject access rights. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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