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Cessation of activities for five months did not prevent transfer of undertaking

16 Aug 2018
In Colino Sigüenza v Ayuntamiento de Valladolid and others, the European Court of Justice considered whether a five month gap between contracts to manage a music school prevented there being a transfer of an undertaking, and whether dismissals of the outgoing contractor's staff were for an economic, technical or organisational reason entailing changes in the workforce.

Excepted Group Life Trusts are about to become more attractive

09 Aug 2018
The popularity of excepted group life trusts (EGLTs) has increased in recent years, especially for those individuals who have applied for lifetime allowance protection and cannot have "relevant benefit accrual" under a registered pension scheme or where the employer offers high multiples of salary as a lump sum death benefit.