Charity Law Bulletin – First Issue – January 2016

Charity Law Bulletin – First Issue – January 2016

This bulletin is written by Hubert Picarda QC – Author of The Law and Practice Relating to Charities, Fourth Edition  and the First Supplement to the Fourth Edition If you would like to contact Hubert Picarda to be added to his mailing list, please email hubert@hpicarda.com or telephone 020 7242 3566. JANUARY 2016 FIRST ISSUE Preface Religion. Read more

"Leave the common law of clinical negligence alone…" – John Baron MP

"Leave the common law of clinical negligence alone…" – John Baron MP

Clinical Negligence Launch Party – 20th January, Lincoln’s Inn The evening of Wednesday 20th January marked the launch of the 5th edition of Clinical Negligence, by Dr Michael Powers QC, Dr Anthony Barton and a team of 54 expert contributors. It was held in the Great Hall at Lincoln’s Inn – an impressive venue for an. Read more

Shared Parental Leave – Part 3

Shared Parental Leave – Part 3

Read part 1 and part 2. Shared Parental Leave in the UK Shared Parental Leave (SPL) came into force on 5 April 2015 in the UK and having explored its origin in Sweden as well as how it is used in Germany and France in our previous blogs we are now turning to the SPL rights. Read more

Shared Parental Leave – Part 2

Shared Parental Leave – Part 2

Read part 1 here. Shared Parental Leave in Germany & France Germany German legislation grants an entitlement to paid parental leave (“Elterngeld”) for up to 14 months after the child’s birth for both employees and self-employed parents: Parental leave has to be taken for a minimum of two months by either parent and one parent. Read more

Adjudication for the Process Industry

Adjudication for the Process Industry

(Should s105 of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (1996) be revised?) Peter Phillips & Martin Green Introduction: In the late nineties, the UK building and construction industry was worth about £65 billion with about 163,000 firms employing almost 2 million people, nearly a quarter of whom were self-employed (National Audit Office, 2001). The. Read more

Shared Parental Leave – Part 1

Shared Parental Leave – Part 1

Shared Parental Leave (SPL) came into force on 5 April 2015 in the UK and enables parents to share childcare responsibilities during the first year of their child’s life. SPL is not a new concept but is in fact already widely used across a number of European countries. To help employers and employees in the. Read more

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