The case of USDAW –v- WW Realisation 1 Ltd (in liquidation) and another was very recently heard by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT). It arose from the high-profile collapse of Woolworths and the closure of its stores.
Employers facing urgent and large-scale redundancy programmes often complain that their obligation to collectively consult under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) is impractical.
This is a question I expect many people have considered in the modern society we live in where the number of marriages taking place each year has decreased in recent years whilst the number of cohabiting couples has increased. Whilst there may be many r…
Clarion's Disputed Wills and Trusts team obtained a successful outcome on behalf of four clients in a recent contested statutory will case.
A discretionary bonus normally makes up a large part of my pay, but this year my award is really low. What can I do about it?
Clarion regularly advise on statutory will applications and this blog aims to summarise this area of mental capacity law.
Children expect to receive an average of £78,000 inheritance on the demise of their parents but in reality 40% won’t receive a penny.
Surveys show that the majority of people in Great Britain ‘expect’ to receive inheritance from their parents but in reality four in ten will not receive a penny, according to new research from the Skipton Building Society. Whilst 84% of pa…
I was interested to read some research recently whereby a team of researchers were able to predict out of a sample of 80 married couples which couples would still be married 14 years later.
The introduction of Employment Tribunal fees has been on the horizon for several months. On 24 April 2013, the wheels were set in motion when new legislation to implement the fees system was laid before Parliament for approval. HM Courts & Tribunals Servi
The recent Luis Suarez “biting incident” has sparked debate about the appropriateness of disciplinary sanctions. So what should employers take into account when disciplining an employee?
After going back and forth several times between the House of Commons and the House of Lords in a game of parliamentary ping-pong, the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 received Royal Assent yesterday.
The term ‘Interest rate hedging product’ refers to a number of financial products which have as one of their object the management of exposure to interest rate fluctuations.