How can improving project management and delivery through collaborative partnerships boost innovation in the public sector? This was the question debated last Wednesday (18 July) at a roundtable event hosted by Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) at Civil Service Live 2018.
In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake, the Court of Appeal has ruled that workers who work overnight sleep-in shifts in the care sector are not entitled to be paid the national minimum wage for the entirety of their sleep-in shifts. Rather, they are only entitled to be paid the national minimum wage for hours where they are required to be awake in order to perform a specific activity.
It's been a few years since the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the times when barely any regulatory update would not mention distribution of investment funds. Has the industry got to grips with the requirements? How have those who establish and market funds from the UK adapted to the rules? How are they dealing with the differing demands of the AIFMD and FSMA?
Three documents were published this week which all refer to electric vehicles (EV). Read together they start to provide us with the bigger picture for the development of the necessary infrastructure and the anticipated uptake of the new technology.