In-house news vlog: including Advocate General questioning Working Time Regulations August 2015

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As ever, we update you across a breadth of legal areas, we  report on employment, corporate and commercial, IP, advertising and marketing, intellectual property, consumer, competition and bribery and corruption news. Here are some of this month's highlights...

Employment: Working Time Regulations

In a recent Spanish case, the employer had been calculating the working time from when an employee arrived with their first customer. However the Advocate General has questioned this, stating that mobile workers should be able to incorporate commuting time as part of their Working Time Regulations. Tune into the full story from 03:52.

Corporate and Commercial: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

A consultation paper was published by the Government just a few weeks ago, confirming timings for implementing some of the key provisions. A couple of the most headline grabbing changes include the introduction of a register of people with significant control (PSC) and the abolishment, with some exceptions, of corporate directors. Tune into the full story from 00:20.

Bribery and Corruption: Modern Slavery Act

Perhaps the most relevant provision in the Modern Slavery Act for UK businesses, is the need for transparency in supply chain provisions. Commercial organisations are required to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial year. Tune into the full story from 11.55.

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