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Loss of .EU domains for UK businesses post-Brexit

In a statement issued on 28 March 2018, the European Commission announced that it will cancel all .eu top-level domains held by UK registrants when the United Kingdom exits the European Union. There is a suggestion that these domains could be…

What happens if a witness discusses employment tribunal proceedings when under oath?

In employment tribunal proceedings, witnesses are often told that they are under oath and are not able to discuss the case while they are still in the process of giving evidence. A recent case has demonstrated just how important it is to…

Will we see an end to “smash and grab” adjudications?

Over the last few years the courts have seen an increase in what have become known as “smash and grab” adjudications. These adjudications arise when the employer has failed to serve a pay less notice at the appropriate time and they…

GDPR - The top 7 myths we've heard from other businesses

With only 65 days until the GDPR comes into force we decided to look at some of the most common myths that are coming up in many of our conversations with other businesses. Perhaps you've got some of the same concerns? Top 7 myths relating…

Tech companies - Is gender pay gap reporting on your radar?

As we approach the gender reporting deadline of 4 April 2018, less than 1200 companies out of approximately 9,000 have published their data.. Why is this number still so low? Claire Taylor-Evans, Senior Associate solicitor looks at the factors…

Boyes Turner named in ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ list

Thames Valley-based national and international law firm Boyes Turner, and its thriving specialist property group, has been listed by Property Week magazine as one of the country’s ‘Best Places to Work in Property’. The ‘Best Places…

The Kuwaiti Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 has come into effect – here is what you need to know

The Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 (“CAL”) has now come into effect and aims to arrange, clarify and clearly set out the formalities and requirements surrounding agency law in the State of Kuwait (“Kuwait”). CAL replaces the…

Should we expect more equal pay claims in the private sector?

Co-authored by Barry Stanton and Cicely Slatter For many years the private sector has looked on, as public sector bodies have been dragged through Tribunals by a range of equal pay claims which have taken many years to resolve. HR Teams…

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Construction masterclass: Payment provisions

Recent case law has shown how parties can become embroiled in disputes if they do not follow payment processes correctly. The various requirements in relation to interim and final payments (particularly pay less notices) can be a minefield.…