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The changing landscape of vicarious liability

16 Jan 2018
Whilst it has long been established that an employer is vicariously liable for the tortious acts of its employees if the acts are carried out in the course of employment, the development of the 'close connection' test is making it increasingly difficult for employers to avoid a finding of vicarious liability.
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Carillion Liquidation - how will it affect me?

15 Jan 2018
Following recent media reports, with effect from Monday 15 January 2018 the Official Receiver has been appointed liquidator of a number of Carillion Group companies (Carillion Plc, Carillion Construction Limited, Carillion Services Limited, Planned Maintenance Engineering Limited, Carillion Integrated Services Limited and Carillion Services 2006 Limited).
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2018: what to look out for in employment law

12 Jan 2018
2018 looks set to be a busy year in employment law, with some fairly significant changes expected. Key developments include the introduction of gender pay gap reporting and changes to data protection requirements and the taxation of payments in lieu of notice. We highlight the key employment law changes and cases to watch out for in the coming year.
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How UK law is changing under PSD2

12 Jan 2018
The revised Payment Services Directive (PDS2) was published in the Official Journal of the EU nearly two years ago. Its passage to adoption had not been smooth, and neither has its route to implementation, not least because of controversy over a number of the key EU Level 2 requirements and technical standards.