Archive for August, 2016

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Calls for all Missed Bonus Claims to be decided via Alternative Dispute Resolution

On 24 October 2012 the Supreme Court decided that 174 former Birmingham City Council workers could take their compensation claims for missed bonuses to the High Court. The council workers now have six years to bring the claim rather six months – the usual timeframe for Employment Tribunals and a significant increase in the length of time an employee can make a claim.   This Supreme Court decision will lead...

31 Oct 4:14 PM 0 Read More...

Commission advises parliamentarians on violations in Justice and Security Bill

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is hosting an event in parliament today (Wednesday 31 October) to highlight concerns expressed by many public bodies and media commentators, over government proposals to extend the use of closed material procedures in civil court cases.   The EHRC has examined the Justice and Security Bill under its statutory duty to monitor and advise on proposed changes of law to...

31 Oct 1:42 PM 0 Read More...

Changing world of software licensing and the Cloud requires a new order for CIOs

CIF in support of its launch of a Special Interest Group focused upon Licensing & Value Management for the Cloud has published an introductory white paper entitled ‘Software Value Management and the Cloud’.  Written in partnership with new CIF member, Concorde Software, the paper looks at the benefits and learning that can be applied to Cloud adoption by exploring the evolution of software compli...

31 Oct 11:23 AM 0 Read More...

BAR COUNCIL ADDRESSES FAIR ACCESS TO THE BAR AT DISABILITY CONFERENCE

The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, will today host its second Disability Conference, enabling delegates to address issues affecting disabled practitioners, reasonable adjustments to assist them to stay in practice, and how best to manage sensitively colleagues and other individuals with mental health problems, both in chambers and in the courtroom.   As the fifth anniversary of th...

31 Oct 10:28 AM 0 Read More...

CHARLES RUSSELL NAMED ‘LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (FAMILY)’ AT SPEAR’S WEALTH MANAGEMENT AWARDS

Charles Russell LLP is delighted to announce that it has been named  'Law Firm of the Year (Family)' at Spear's Wealth Management Awards 2012.    Described as the 'Oscars ceremony for London's movers and shakers', the awards, which are now in their sixth year, recognise the top firms and individuals in the private wealth sector. The shortlist is based on recommendations by high net worth individuals, i...

31 Oct 10:24 AM 0 Read More...