Archive for November 2017

UK Pensions Law

Episode 38The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at some recent developments, including updates on HMRC’s position on employer recovery of VAT on pension scheme services and the VAT treatment of fund management services provided by insurers, proposed new charges and investment disclosure requirements for DC schemes, and proposed new rules for DC bulk transfers without consent.

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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. Concurrent contractor delay cancels out act of prevention
2. Architects’ budget overrun gives client damages to start again
3. Every pay less notice needs…a basis of calculation
4. Government consultation puts retention under the spotlight
5. So how is the amended Construction Act working? The government is consulting
6. Business and Property Courts up and running

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

Nick is joined by Liz Stern who heads up Mayer Brown’s Global Mobility practice. Mobility and Migration is very much in the news at the moment, so this is a timely look at steps international employers need to be taking now to respond to the changed environment in which they operate. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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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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