The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) announced on 9 October 2018 that it is carrying out a market study in the audit sector to see if it is working for investors and the wider economy. It will be looking into whether the audit sector is competitive and if it is resilient enough to maintain high […]
Pre-commencement conditions requiring the applicant’s approval The long awaited effect of Regulations that will require Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) to obtain the written agreement of applicants before imposing pre-commencement conditions on planning permissions will soon be known and will be interesting to watch in practice. Many have questioned whether it will be the end of […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. This week, May is stuck in the middle with EU! We’ll help you plan for Brexit to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties of negotiations in the run up to Brexit. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. EU heads reject Chequers […]
This month saw HM Treasury using Twitter to announce the Autumn Budget and there was a challenge in the High Court of the revised NPPF, together with significant and important changes to the PPG that supports the new NPPF, July 2018. The changes to the housing needs assessment in the PPG have a caused a […]
Welcome to the October edition of Freeths’ employment law update In this update we consider what constitutes a resignation and an unusual case relating to belief discrimination under the Equality Act. We also discuss the value of a well composed reference and whether salary questions should be banned in interviews. If you haven’t attended or […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. This week, Brexit Day is only 6 months away! We’ll help you plan for Brexit to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties of negotiations in the run up to Brexit. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. Crunch Time for Theresa May […]
In July 2017, Amber Rudd, the then Home Secretary, requested a report from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on the current and likely future patterns of EEA migration. An interim update on this report was published in March 2018. On the 18th September, they published the 140-page final report. The report focuses on assessing the impact of […]
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