A question that we often get asked is whether a temporary closure of a business or suspension of a service being provided prevents the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE") from applying. A recent case relating to a music school in Spain gives some indication of the mood music coming from the courts in such situations.
Life, business and the law
The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interestings aspects of these changes. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.
National Minimum Wage and 'sleep overs' - when is a worker entitled to NMW when sleeping in at work?
The Court of Appeal has decided that workers who "sleep in" are only entitled to be paid the national minimum wage when they are awake to carry out relevant duties.
Living Wills attract attention as Supreme Court rules legal permission no longer required to withdraw life support
The Supreme Court has ruled that legal permission will no longer be required to withdraw treatment from patients in a permanent vegetative state. The ruling is a reminder of the role a Living Will can have in determining how you wanted to be treated in future.