In the Press – Warren Wayne discusses the challenges of cross-border working

Employment Law Partner, Warren Wayne, has been featured in LawNews.co.uk where he has commented on the consultation currently being run by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS). The rise in remote working following the global COVID pandemic has prompted the OTS to launch a review of hybrid and distance working and the tax implications for […]

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Abbiss Cadres announces Warren Wayne as Partner

We are delighted to announce Warren Wayne will be joining Abbiss Cadres as a partner. Warren brings the benefit of over 30 years’ experience of complex workplace issues to our Employment Law and Investigations practice. To read more about Warren’s experience and client feedback regarding his reputation for quality work and dedication to achieving clients’ objectives, […]

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Pensions and Corporate Transactions

Transaction targets with no defined benefit scheme? Can corporate lawyers stop worrying about pensions? Unfortunately, not. Some corporate lawyers are tempted to let out a sigh of relief when told that the target company on an acquisition does not operate a defined benefit pension scheme. The assumption is that all the risk and complexity surrounding […]

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UK Budget 2021: Furlough Scheme extended until September 2021

People wearing face masks on commute

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced as part of the Budget 2021 an extension of the furlough scheme until the end of September 2021. “Our Covid support schemes have been a lifeline to millions, protecting jobs and incomes across the UK. There’s now light at the end of the tunnel with a roadmap for reopening, […]

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UK Supreme Court Ruling – Uber Drivers Entitled to Workers’ Rights

Worker or self-employed? The Supreme Court has given important guidance on the dividing line between who is a worker and who is self-employed in its judgment ending the long running litigation brought against Uber by a group of its drivers. The drivers had contended that, although the contractual documentation they had signed with Uber styled […]

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COVID-19: Self Isolation and the Workplace

The government has issued new regulations (Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020) containing obligations for workers who are required to self-isolate. These impose a duty on an employer not to permit employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 or live with a person that has tested positive to attend any workplace other than […]

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Religious attire: recent ruling clarifies legal position in Europe

In Europe, dress codes and other restrictions on appearance at work can cause legal problems for employers when they impact upon employees who adopt religious attire. A recent ruling has provided valuable clarification for European employers. […]

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EU-US Privacy Shield rejected

In March 2016, the EU Commission issued a draft decision stating that the Privacy Shield agreement negotiated between US officials and the EU Commission in January 2016, as a replacement for the former Safe Harbor agreement, offered adequate protection for EU citizens’ personal data transferred to and processed in the US. […]

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