The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 introduces a number of reforms designed to simplify and streamline existing planning procedures to provide greater clarity for owners and developers of listed buildings or...more
UK IP legislation is changing. First, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (which received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013), has just been published, and modifies UK copyright law (though not as drastically as some...more
On April 30, the FHFA issued its progress report on the steps being taken to establish a common securitization infrastructure for MBS. The FHFA is encouraging interested parties to provide written input on the progress...more
It has been a busy period for those involved in drafting employment legislation.
In our January 2013 edition, we summarised various expected changes to employment law. Since then, these changes have been debated and...more
Changes include the annual increase on certain statutory payments and a reduction in the collective consultation period for large redundancy exercises.
Changes to the collective consultation regime were announced by...more
Recent news stories concerning the NHS and the financial services industry have highlighted how challenging the issues associated with whistleblowing can be for an organisation. On the one hand, employers need to know if...more
The UK Government is in the process of making important changes to UK whistleblowing legislation (which will be implemented through the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill). The key changes, which are expected to come into...more
In This Issue:
- 2013 – What's On the Horizon
- Changes Confirmed
- Changes Expected In 2013 But No Implementation Date