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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…

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…

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…

Boyes Turner ‘highly commended’ for international work by legal sector peers

Boyes Turner is delighted to have come away with a “highly commended” certificate for Excellence in International Legal Services from last night’s prestigious Law Society Awards, which are now in their 11th year. For this award, we…

Looking at GDPR's impact on lawyers

As is the case with most other professions, lawyers too will need to gain a good understanding of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime to ensure both their own firm’s compliance and to advise clients on complex new…

BBC report and the Gender Pay Gap

There was little fanfare in the press following the introduction of new legislation requiring employers with over 250 employees to report on their Gender Pay Gap earlier this year. Now, thanks to the BBC’s recent publication of the…

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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.…