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  1. 3volution acts in international acquisition deal

    10th February 2015 at 10:13am

     3volution has successfully assisted a world leading technology developer based in the UK with the acquisition of an Italian company.   This is the second international corporate acquisition 3volution has acted for as lead advisors in the past six months and...


  2. EAT confirms that holiday pay must include overtime

    5th November 2014 at 2:04pm

    Do your workers regularly work paid overtime on top of their normal working hours?  If so, do you include an element reflecting that overtime worked in their holiday pay?  If the answer to these two questions are "yes" and "no" respectively, you really need to be...


  3. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

    5th September 2014 at 3:57pm

    The Defamation Act 2013 came into force at the beginning of the year with the stated intention of making it harder for Claimants to establish a claim in defamation. A key way in which the Act proposed to do this was by providing that a statement would not be defamatory unless its publication has...


  4. Don't Dream It's Over..

    8th July 2014 at 5:51pm

    On 4 July 2014, the Court of Appeal allowed the appeals against the decisions in three of the “Mitchell” cases, which were heard together before Dyson MR, Jackson LJ and Vos LJ.  The Court somewhat passed the buck of the huge amount of satellite litigation arising from the...


  5. Employment Tribunal Fees update

    13th June 2014 at 4:12pm

    The Ministry of Justice has this week issued the latest quarterly Tribunal statistics for the period January to March 2014.  In that period there was a 59% fall in the number of single claims* brought before an Employment Tribunal in comparison with the same period in 2013.  This...


  6. What's Going On?

    10th June 2014 at 3:32pm

    The decision in Mitchell v News Group Newspapers (see earlier blog) may have been unpopular and perhaps harsh but to give Master McCloud his dues, at least his interpretation of the Jackson reforms on Part 3.9 of the Civil Procedure Rules was clear: relief from sanction will only be given if the...


  7. Changes to flexible working requests

    6th June 2014 at 4:59pm

    This week the Government published the Flexible Working Regulations 2014 which come into force on 30 June this year.  The Regulations introduce amendments to the right to request flexible working.  The main changes to the flexible working regime from 30 June will be that:...


  8. Now commission, what next? - The latest developments in the holiday pay saga

    27th May 2014 at 3:30pm

    You may have seen news recently of various decisions about holiday pay, in particular that regular overtime must be included in the amount to be calculated for the purposes of a "week's pay" when determining what a worker is entitled to receive during any period of holiday under the Working Time...


  9. Money (That's what I want)

    24th April 2014 at 10:05am

    And so it is that the most closely watched case in the financial services sector is settled out of Court in the month scheduled for the trial.   It has been reported that Guardian Care Homes (owned by Graiseley Properties) and others have “restructured the £70m”...


  10. Message (Not) In A Bottle

    2nd December 2013 at 9:47am

    The much awaited Court of Appeal "Plebgate" costs decision was published last week and, having decided that Mr Mitchell would be limited to recovering his court fees only (if he ultimately wins his substantive case),  the Court of Appeal didn't waste the opportunity to send a clear message...


  11. Shared Parental Leave changes

    29th November 2013 at 3:51pm

    You may have seen widespread press coverage today (29 November) about the government's proposals to radically change the system of maternity leave.  The proposals are not in fact new proposals, all that has been announced today are more details of the proposals which have now been thrashed...


  12. 3volution appointed to Morrisons' panel

    4th November 2013 at 5:02pm

    We are pleased to announce that we have been successfully appointed as one of the firms on Wm Morrisons plc supermarkets’ external legal panel, and will be providing IP advice to the retail giant.   We join such legal heavyweights as Ashurst, Allen & Overy and Eversheds. We pride...


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