The European Court has upheld the long-standing principle that parties to a dispute should be able to choose their lawyers without having to go through a tender process (or use a framework).
The shortlist was announced today (26 July) and the team, shortlisted for their work on the critical issues of National Minimum Wage, for the social care sector, in particular, is in good company, shortlisted alongside ESP Law, Gowling WLG and HRC Law.
The Personnel Today Awards are one of the biggest celebrations of excellence in the HR profession, and the winners will be announced on 21 November 2017, at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.
Matthew Wort, Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said, "Being shortlisted is great recognition for the team. Making the shortlist recognises the exceptional effort that the employment team puts in to providing excellent client service, pragmatic commercial advice and unique sector insight to our clients who do such a great job in improving lives, communities and society across our key sectors."
For further information about the work the employment team does, please visit anthonycollins.com or read our latest employment law newsletter.
On 8 July, news broke of the staggering fine of more than £183m the ICO intended to levy against British Airways as a result of a hack that took place in 2018, compromising 500,000 customers' data.
The Government has been refused permission to appeal a decision ruling that transitional arrangements in public sector pension schemes are discriminatory.
The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
Many local authorities have assessed that a trading subsidiary or trading structure could be beneficial as part of generating income or the service delivery matrix.
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.
The Government has resurrected its plans to cap the termination payments for exiting employees in the public sector.
Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
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