A new Supreme Court decision will have a significant impact on the thorny issue of apportioning pension interests when dividing matrimonial property in the event of divorce or separation.
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The application of VAT has been the source of many a long-running dispute. You only need to munch on a jaffa cake to be reminded of the 'is it a cake or a biscuit?' saga. Recently, it was the turn of another mainstay of our culture – the great British caravan summer holiday – to be in the spotlight.
This month the Supreme Court held that an exemption in the Equality Act 2010, allowing employers to exclude same-sex partners from spousal benefits paid into pension funds, is discriminatory and breaches equality laws.
Yesterday saw the BBC publish the salaries of its highest paid stars for the first time. Immediate debate focused on the imbalance in the pay between the Corporation's highest paid male and female stars. We look at why this is important for employers going forward.
Last week saw the publication of the 115-page Taylor Review of modern working practices, titled 'Good Work'. Here, we analyse the potential impact of the review on employment legislation and also look at what it could mean for the public sector.