Publication: Clarkslegal

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Government publishes draft statutory code of practice to prevent unlawful discrimination and illegal working

The government has recently published a draft statutory code of practice on how to avoid unlawful discrimination while preventing working.What does the code say?All employers have a duty to carry our pre-employment immigration checks to ensure that their ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Changes to the Immigration Rules come into force

a number of changes to the Immigration Rules came into force. Full details of the changes (including an explanatory note) can be found here .So how will these changes impact on employers?There have been changes to the Tier 2 (General) visa route, under ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Long term sick HR drafting error not discrimination but made dismissal unfair

In the recent case of Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) v Lawrence , the EAT held that a procedural error did not undermine an employer’s justification defence to a disability discrimination claim. However, it did make the dismissal unfair.Mrs Lawrence ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Procurement Changes on the Horizon - The New Public Contracts Directive

On Friday, 28 th March 2014, Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement (“the New Directive”) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.  The New Directive will repeal Directive 2004/18/EC (public works, supplies and service contracts) ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Zero hours contracts are "abusive and exploitative and should be abolished"

Zero hours contracts allow employers to hire staff with no guarantee of work.  Under such contracts, workers only work as and when they are needed by employers, often at short notice, and are only paid for the hours that they work.On 19 December 2013, ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

UK law on industrial action does not violate human rights, Court says

In a landmark case brought by the RMT union against the UK in the European Court of Human Rights, the Court has ruled that the UK’s  laws banning secondary industrial action do not violate the right to freedom of association under the European Convention ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Key employment law changes from 6 April 2014 include power for tribunals to impose £5,000 fines on employers

A number of key changes come into effect on 6 April 2014. They are:Power of employment tribunals to impose penalties on employers – In cases presented on or after 6 April 2014, the tribunal will have the power to impose financial penalties on employers ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Increased penalty for employing illegal workers

Further InformationThis fact sheet is not intended to be a full summary of the law and advice should be sought on individual situations.Clarkslegal LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales. Registered number: OC308349. Registered ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday pay survey: 80% of employers taking part may be underpaying holiday pay

In our recent employmentbuddy survey , we asked employers how they calculate holiday pay. First, we asked whether when paying their staff, they pay additional sums to basic pay, in particular overtime, commission and other payments and enhancements such ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Clarkslegal secures first UK acquisition for global industrial supplier to the LP Gas industry, Kosan Crisplant

Clarkslegal has successfully advised the world-leading manufacturer of products and systems for LP gas cylinder filling, Kosan Crisplant A/S, on its purchase of Swansea based LP gas engineering company, RMS Gas Engineering Limited.The acquisition expands ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Reforms to Judicial Review Procedures

On 6 th September 2013 the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) published a consultation paper on reforming judicial review. The MOJ had a number of specific concerns about the use of the judicial review process including its use as a campaigning tactic and the ... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

High Court or County Court?

For many years the rules governing civil claims have provided that money claims (except personal injury claims) can be started in either the High Court or the County Court, but that claims could be issued in the High Court only if they are greater than ... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]

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Long term sick HR drafting error not discrimina... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
Government publishes draft statutory code of pr... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
Changes to the Immigration Rules come into force [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
When ignoring company principles can put you in... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
Procurement Changes on the Horizon - The New Pu... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
Zero hours contracts are "abusive and exploitat... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
Update on Illegal Worker Penalties [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 18 2014]
UK law on industrial action does not violate hu... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 11 2014]
Increased penalty for employing illegal workers [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
Holiday pay survey: 80% of employers taking par... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
Key employment law changes from 6 April 2014 in... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 07 2014]
Clarkslegal secures first UK acquisition for gl... [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 04 2014]
Reforms to Judicial Review Procedures [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 03 2014]
Developing Mobile Apps - Legal Essentials [Published Clarkslegal - Apr 02 2014]
Directors` Liability for Costs of Litigation Wh... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 31 2014]
Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery for Leases (CRAR) [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 31 2014]
Not discrimination where the reason for mistrea... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]
Procurement changes on the horizon - Part 2 [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]
High Court or County Court? [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]
Budget confirms major changes to childcare vouc... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]
Government clamp down on false self employment [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 28 2014]
ACAS early conciliation mandatory from 5 May 2014 [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 21 2014]
Abolition of statutory discrimination questionn... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 21 2014]
National Minimum Wage Regulations Published [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 21 2014]
Covert recording of manager`s "private" comment... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 21 2014]
Procurement Update: New EU Procurement Directives [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 20 2014]
Business and consumer confidence on the up - bu... [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 14 2014]
BIM is here to stay [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 13 2014]
Maintaining legal privilege over your documents [Published Clarkslegal - Mar 12 2014]
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