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Conditional contractual benefits and compromise agreements

by Redmans Solicitors December 17, 2012 Compromise Agreements

The recent case of Imam-Sadaque v Bluebay Asset Management (“Bluebay”) has received a great deal of press coverage – mainly, one assumes, because of the tale of intrigue, duplicity and wrongdoing that occurred in the City of London. In this post we’ll take a look at the case of Imam-Sadaque v Bluebay and draw some conclusions about […]

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Ministers propose instant pay offs to avoid employment tribunals

by Ralli June 12, 2012 Employment Law

The government’s proposal is of little help to employers in real terms. As any employer who has had the unfortunate experience of being taken to an employment tribunal knows, the true cost lies in actually defending the proceedings rather than the cost of any award made. The median award for unfair dismissal currently stands at […]

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The Controversial Beecroft Report: Employment Law Reforms

by Ralli May 23, 2012 Employment Law

There is little doubt that the proposal to allow “no-fault” dismissals contained in the Beecroft report (published yesterday, following a leak to the Daily Telegraph) should be consigned to the bin. The rationale behind the proposal was that businesses employing fewer than 10 employees would have a fail-safe way of removing ‘unproductive’ staff, thereby encouraging […]

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