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Proceedings by a football agent alleging breach of contract and wrongful inducement, illustrate the interplay of the ordinary law and particular sport-specific rules
As is now customary, statutory wage rates are due to rise on 1st October. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is to increase from £6.70 to £6.95 from 1 October 2016. Since the introduction of the National Living Wage rate on 1 April this year, this rate now only applies to workers aged 21 to 24 years.
Our specialist Accident at Work team recovered a significant five-figure settlement for a man who fell on ice in the course of his employment with a nursing centre. This case highlights the need for employers to ensure that all necessary precautions and procedures are in place to keep their employees free from harm during the course of their employment.
The UK's vote to leave the EU will have ramifications for almost every aspect of our lives and public procurement, where the vast majority of our national rules are derived directly from EU law, is no exception. Although we have been assured that "Brexit means Brexit", at the time of writing we are no clearer on what it will actually look like.