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Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

Approaching 100 days till Brexit: What are businesses worried about?

By and | 06 Dec 2018

With little more than a hundred days to go until the UK leaves the EU and with the prospect of a 'no-deal' Brexit closer than it ever has been, Fieldfisher spoke to business clients about their chief concerns and hopes for the future.

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Franchising and the gig economy – the risks and rewards

Franchising and the gig economy – the risks and rewards

By and | 01 Sep 2017

A number of businesses which franchise will interact with the gig economy. Both franchisors and franchisees therefore need to know the risks and rewards of any regulation that is introduced.

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Banning headscarves - a workable policy?

Banning headscarves - a workable policy?

By | 15 Mar 2017

The European Court of Justice has ruled this week that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf or 'hijab'.

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Labour market exploitation: crime and punishment

Labour market exploitation: crime and punishment

By | 04 Aug 2016

This article examines the trend towards state enforcement of employment law rights, including the proposals to tackle abuse of vulnerable workers.

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Should we stay or should we go?

Should we stay or should we go?

By and | 12 Jun 2016

"Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?" After weeks of escalating rhetoric it will be the people who have the last word, not the politicians.

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Deciphering the Remuneration Codes

By | 10 Sep 2014

The Financial Services Authority was an early adopter of a remuneration code, subsequently revising this when Europe caught up with the implementation of the Third Capital Directive.

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Worker rights for LLP members

By | 11 Jun 2014

In a much awaited judgement, the Supreme Court has recently ruled that LLP members are workers for the purposes of entitlement to protection under whistleblowing legislation.

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Use of self-employed contractors about to get riskier

03 Mar 2014

Government crackdown on falsifying employment status should prompt checks now