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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…

UK: What's coming up in employment law in 2018?

A new year means new legal and policy developments. In this article we set out a summary of some key employment law changes and dates for your diaries in 2018.   30 March 2018 – Gender pay gap reporting for public sector employers Public…

COTY: Preventing luxury goods from being sold on Amazon

On 6 December the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘ECJ’) ruled in the case of Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH that a supplier of luxury goods can prohibit its authorised distributors from selling those goods via third-party…

Uber faces ECJ challenge as court rules it is ‘a transport service'

Ride-sharing app Uber was again left reeling by a legal decision last month after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that the firm is essentially a transport, not information sharing service. The European court issued a decision…

All I want for Christmas is...to be ready for gender pay gap reporting!

You may be congratulating yourself on your early Christmas shopping and smugly admiring your perfectly wrapped presents but are you ready for that other important deadline?...Gender pay gap reporting! If you haven’t already started your…

Why Data Protection is a Board level issue

The message is clear – data protection is a board level issue with board level consequences.  Cases such as the decision in Various Claimants v Morrisons Supermarkets PLC illustrate how organisations can be liable for data protection breaches…

Top tips for breaking into India

Post-Brexit, emerging markets such as India present enormous opportunities for UK SME’s. India is now one of the fastest growing economies in the World, with GDP growth of around 7 percent per annum and a 1.3 billion strong market of…