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Employment law changes: October 2016 and beyond

The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host...

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Union urges talks after M&S announces changes to employees’ terms

24 Jun 2016

Shopworkers’ union Usdaw has urged Marks & Spencer (M&S) to open talks with staff after its decision to impose new...

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National Sunday Shopping Day in 1993 - before the Sunday Trading Act came into force. The Times/REX/Shutterstock

Legal Q&A: Sunday working changes for shop workers

26 May 2016

Although plans to allow local authorities to extend Sunday trading hours were recently defeated in the House of Commons, the...

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MPs voted against devolving Sunday trading laws in Parliament

Government loses vote to relax Sunday trading laws

10 Mar 2016

The Government has lost a vote in the House of Commons to devolve Sunday trading Regulations to councils.
Local authorities...

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Councils free to change Sunday trading laws from the autumn

9 Feb 2016

Local authorities and city mayors in England and Wales will from autumn 2016 be given the power to extend Sunday...

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