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AGENCY WORKERS REGULATIONS 2010

  The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) have the aim to provide equal treatment of agency workers compared to a comparable employee of the hirer (individual who works for the same hirer doing the same or broadly similar work). It is not required for the direct recruits to work at the same office or establishment. The implementation […]

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CHANGES IN THE UK EMPLOYMENT LAW

  A quick note of the changes coming into force this Friday 1 October.   1. Equality Act 2010: Most parts of the Equality Act 2010 come into force. This huge legislative tome will doubtless have lawyers arguing over the minutiae for years to come. But other than partially prohibiting pre-employment health questionnaires, it actually makes […]

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CURRENT TRENDS ON CROSS BORDER M&As AND THE CADBURY LAW

  The globalisation of the economy has led to a significant increase in cross border M&As over the past 10 years.  Most companies are looking to gain competitive advantage by acquiring businesses in different countries from where they are domiciled in order to achieve bigger worldwide economies of scale. This trend was affected by the […]

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