Archive | HR Law – Pension Legislation

Bhavini Kalaria
Property Focus – Disputes Over Property

Property Focus – Disputes Over Property Problems which arise over your property can be emotional and expensive. Last year, there were over 15,000 disputes between neighbours. Problems can also arise when tenants don’t leave a property, or where landlords don’t act in accordance with statutory requirements. Frequently, ownership of property can be disputed, either as […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
Family Planning

Family Planning Family businesses are unique as they are inherently interested in their own survival. Lomar Shipping is a case in point. This is a business which has grown from being a UK business with a few assets to a become part of a worldwide operation over the last two decades. A desire to maintain […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
Consumer Focus

This month the government announced a far reaching overhaul of consumer rights in a Consumer Rights Bill.  The Bill is meant to consolidate and reform the existing framework of consumer law, which covers consumer remedies for defective goods and services, unfair contract terms and consumer redress of misleading practices. One of the reasons that the […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
Focus on family friendly rights – anticipated changes for businesses

It’s not often that fundamental Global politics and anticipated legislative changes combine to provide a heady mix of what businesses should expect, or indeed should gear up for. This month saw International Women’s Day celebrate the achievements of women from across the globe, and recommitments by governments the world over to once again to ensure […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
What to Expect in 2013

Thematically, at least, 2012 was a significant year for media law; but it held just as many changes and challenges to employers, and 2013 will continue in the same vein. The London Law Practice has provided a quick summary of key things for businesses to be aware of in the coming year: Employment: Auto-enrollment is […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
What are the implications of the abolition of the default retirement age for your business?

The transitional provisions enabling employers to compulsorily retire workers at 65 years of age ended this October.  If you are an employer this means that you will either have to: (i) objectively justify a fixed retirement age; or (ii) dismiss an older employee in the same way as an employee of any other age group. Should […]

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Bhavini Kalaria
Pension Auto Enrolment

Pension Auto Enrolment This month sees the largest employers automatically enrol some or all of their workers in to a qualifying pensions scheme, soon to be followed by medium and smaller businesses.  Employers will be given a date from which they will have to auto enrol. What is key for employers is that from the […]

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