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Changes to Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) May 2014

May 1, 2014

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) were originally introduced to help both employers and employees understand their rights when the business they manage or work for is taken over or sold. A UK adaptation of the European Union Business Transfers Directive, it forms a crucial part of UK labour law, protecting employers when […]

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Restrictive Covenants: How Businesses Can Protect Their Interests When an Employee Leaves

April 9, 2014

A mark of all successful businesses is how well they have carved themselves out a niche in their sector. That niche differentiates them from their competitors and is their edge when competing. Businesses will want, then, to ensure insofar as possible that the singularity of their interests, ideas and innovations are kept secret. For the […]

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How Employment Law deals with the Entertainment Industry

January 30, 2014

Employment law can be something of a minefield when dealing with the entertainment industry. By its very nature, with its need to respond to consumer/viewer demands, contracts have tended to be short term in nature. However, where major television networks are concerned, there is something of a duality at work. On the one hand, networks […]

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