UPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018 the government indicated that it will legislate to ban employers from making deductions from...

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 When can a landlord exercise the right to forfeit a lease?Forfeiture is a landlord’s right to bring a lease to an end as a result of a tenant’s breach....

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 STOP PRESS: A statutory Code of Practice on sexual harassment and harassment at work (which will be preceded by technical guidance from the Equality and Human...

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The right to take time off from work for holidays may arise under contract or statute. Holiday benefits both employers and workers by allowing workers a...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: From April 2020, employer NICs will be payable on termination payments above £30,000. This change will be implemented by the National...

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Most of the work conducted throughout a probate matter is of a common nature. Consequently practitioners will find that they are, in essence, repeating the...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can be...

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It is highly likely that an employer will, at some time during the employment relationship, wish to change the terms and conditions on which any particular...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is...

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This Practice Note sets out the position for cases where the relevant transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006...

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Family proceedings are governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955. The rules in respect of private law proceedings relating to...

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The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries(CPSEs) are a suite of documents prepared by members of the London Property Support Lawyers Group (LPSLG) and...

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Workers and employers are free to agree any hours of work they choose up to the maximum working hours set out in the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI...

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The Lexis®PSL Employment case tracker is produced in collaboration with Gowling WLG.Gowling WLG Links to Lexis®PSL Employment News Analysis reports are...

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The early conciliation (EC) requirement (also known as mandatory Acas early conciliation) is an obligation on a prospective claimant to contact Acas with...

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