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Decision on striking workers' pay could make action less attractive, says expert, as Queen's speech confirms new ballot rules

Employers may be entitled to deduct a day's pay for strike action at the rate of 1/260th of the striking worker's salary depending on contractual terms, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 28 May 2015

Devolution at the heart of UK government's first legislative programme, expert says

The UK's new Conservative government will "set in motion the biggest transfer of power from Westminster and Whitehall in history", an expert has said, after it committed to regional devolution in England and more powers for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.... 28 May 2015

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Industry doubts over UK government meeting 2016 BIM target increasing – survey

Doubts among infrastructure professionals that the UK will meet government targets for the use of building information modelling (BIM) software on projects are increasing, according to a survey conducted by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com.... 22 May 2015

Public bodies could have to disclose information to FOI requesters with 'vengeful' motive, rules UK court

Public bodies who receive "vengeful" freedom of information (FOI) requests cannot automatically refuse to handle those requests on the basis that they believe they are vexatious, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 20 May 2015

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