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Trio of Partner Promotions at Davis Blank Furniss

Corporate and commercial lawyer Sonio Singh has been promoted to equity partner along with family lawyers Caroline Bilous and Kirsty Morbey who become partners. Sonio joined Davis Blank Furniss in 2010.  He specialises in a diverse range of corporate finance …

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Matthew Handley – Solicitor in our Family department – discusses undertakings and when you no longer want to be bound by your promise.

The UK Supreme Court has recently granted a divorced wife permission to challenge the undertaking that she gave to the Court to release her former husband from the mortgage liability on the former matrimonial home. Undertakings are legally binding promises …

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Shiva Shadi – Partner and Head of Employment – discusses negotiating settlement agreements.

Settlement Agreements have long been used by employers in many different scenarios, but normally it is in connection with termination of employment on terms to be mutually agreed and sometimes to curtail a legal dispute that may otherwise follow.   This …

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Employment Newsletter – April 2018

With most people returning to work this week, we hope you all had a great Easter break! Looking forward, we now have GDPR on the horizon and employers need to be aware that existing generalised Data Protection clauses in current …

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Equal Pay Claim – Tesco

It has been reported that Tesco is facing a demand for back pay as allegedly its female shop workers earn £3 per hour less than its male factory workers. The Guardian newspaper reported that it could “become the UK’s largest …

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The Taylor Review

The Taylor Review on Modern Working Practices reported extensively when the report was published, during which time there has not been much progress other than now.  The Government have provided a response to the review and are commencing consultation in …

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Payslips

A new Order has been laid before Parliament that is due to come into force on 6th April 2019.  It requires employers to include additional information on payslips, by stating the number of hours being paid where wages vary according …

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Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage increase as of 1st April 2018, will be as follows: – 25+                  £7.83 21-24               £7.38 18-20               £5.90 Under 18         £4.20

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Holiday Pay for Term Time Workers

The case of Brazel –v- Harper Trust involved a visiting Music Teacher who appealed to the EAT in relation to the manner in which her holiday pay was calculated. She worked on a term time only basis on a Zero …

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Redundancy Selection

The EAT case of Mirab –v- Mentor Graphics (UK) Limited has made life somewhat more difficult for employers in redundancy selection processes. Bumping occurs when an employee whose role is redundant is re-deployed into another role (already being held by …

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