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Prince Harry, David Beckham and Elton John employ lawyers to guard their privacy. But what if you end up being hunted by long-lenses?
The Tribunal reform is already taking effect. Here is the proof
Last week business secretary Vince Cable announced more reforms to make it “easier for firms to hire staff”. We explain what you need to know
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Litigation lawyer James Naylor outlines a four step plan to ensure your employees don’t run off with the safe
No fewer than 70,000 volunteers are to be drafted for the summer’s Olympic Games. Have your employees requested their time off yet? And if not, how should you handle it when they do?
The new Alternative Business Structures (ABS or “Tesco law”) are shaking up the legal profession and have been called “Mafia Law” by some. But for SME businesses, the future looks bright
In light of the recent debate around boardroom quotas for women, employment lawyer at Westminster firm Bircham Dyson Bell, Kevin Poulter, asks can gender discrimination ever be justified?
The Big Deal: Under "Tesco law" the legal sector is changing radically - and attracting new interest from private equity firms
Soon, you might buy legal advice from John Lewis. Why are private equity firms so attracted by this change?
Valentine’s Day might have been and gone for you, but what about your employees? Kevin Poulter writes on the perils of love in the workplace
As David Cameron announces a crackdown on top executive pay, we found out whether bankers’ bonuses will ring in this year.
The latest in our top tweeters series delves into the Old Bailey and beyond
Vince Cable’s proposed changes to employment law don’t have to be seen as just for the benefit of employers, argues employment lawyer James Wilders
How can companies ensure business secrecy while encouraging employees to use social media? Kevin Poulter examines the case
A leaked report examining the impact of current employment laws on the UK’s economic growth has once again opened a big, squirming, angry can of worms, what impact would it have for London?
Who are the masterminds shaping London’s legal landscape behind the scenes?
George Osborne’s announcement that workers seeking a tribunal will need to pay a deposit is a response to a system in disarray, finds Charles Orton-Jones
Employment lawyer Kevin Poulter argues that proposed changes to employment tribunals may well reduce access while failing to stop high payouts
On October 1, the government fully abolished the default retirement age
An update of intellectual property law is long overdue. But can the government move fast enough in this digital age?
Want to hire non-EU workers? New laws mean the process is changing
How should your firm handle misuse of social media by employees? An employment lawyer at Westminster firm Bircham Dyson Bell talks through the key issues