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'Relief for businesses' as CJEU confirms UK approach to collective redundancy consultation, says expert

UK employers need only comply with collective redundancy consultation requirements if they are proposing to make 20 or more redundancies in 90 days at a single establishment site, regardless of the total number of redundancies planned across the company, the... 30 Apr 2015

Incoming president of APIL says public-facing businesses need compulsory public liability insurance

According to the incoming president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), companies that deal with the public should be required to take out public liability insurance, so that customers and members of the public that are injured on business... 28 Apr 2015

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    The Consumer Rights Act aims to rectify the traditional complexities of UK consumer law by consolidating eight pieces of separate legislation in this area into a single piece of legislation.

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    Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...

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    Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.

  • Using competitive tenders

    Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.

  • French consumer law

    In February 2014 the French parliament adopted a Consumer Law which implements the Consumer Rights Directive. It will have a significant effect on companies engaged in e-commerce.

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Sainsbury's submits plans for mixed-use development at site of Whitechapel store

Retailer Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited has submitted plans to Tower Hamlets Council for the redevelopment of the site of a Sainsbury's supermarket in east London into a mixed-use scheme with more than 600 homes. 23 Apr 2015

Consumer group begins 'super-complaint' over allegedly 'misleading and opaque' supermarket pricing practices

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will investigate alleged "misleading and opaque pricing practices" by supermarkets in response to a 'super-complaint' brought by consumer group Which?, it has announced. 21 Apr 2015

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