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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wife awarded £453 million in financial remedy proceedings


A wife in recent divorce case AAZ v BBZ [2016] EWHC 3234 (Fam) has been awarded 41.5% of matrimonial assets which amounts to £453 million and it is thought to be one of the largest divorce awards in the UK. The husband is 61 and the wife is 44. They married in Moscow in July […]

Child maintenance – ways to enforce payment.


If you have separated from your partner and there is a child involved, the person whom the child does not live with should pay child maintenance arranged by the Child Support Agency (CSA) or the Child Maintenance Service (CMS). If this is not paid then they can take action against you to make you pay. […]

Employment Appeal Tribunal gives judgment in three cases on sleep-in shifts and the National Minimum Wage


The EAT has recently given judgment on three cases it heard at the same time in which it was required to determine whether workers who sleep-in during the night, to carry out duties if needed, carry out ‘time-work’ for the whole of their shift or whether they are only entitled to the National Minimum Wage […]

Jargon Buster – All About Consulting


Many employers are familiar with their obligation to consult with their staff in a TUPE or redundancy situation, but there are other situations in which obligations to inform and consult may arise with which employers may be less familiar. This jargon buster article briefly examines all the circumstances in which employers have legal obligations to […]

Key Changes under the General Data Protect Regulation


On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shall come into force in the UK. The scale of the changes, when compared to what the current Data Protection Act (DPA) provides for, is huge especially for UK businesses only having a little over a year to prepare.   Some of the key changes […]

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