The UK general election 2019 – what lies ahead for employment law?

The post below was first published on our Employment blog. Employment rights have been a key political battleground during both the Brexit process and the current general election campaign and, unsurprisingly, the approaches of the two main political parties are very different. On Brexit, the Conservatives seek to reserve the right to deviate from EU … Read more

What does the election mean for pensions?

The post below was first published on our Pensions blog The outcome of the 2019 General Election has the potential to radically impact the nature of the UK’s relationship with the EU and our other trading partners, the shape of the UK economy and the composition of the United Kingdom. At a macro level all … Read more

Incidental powers allow public body to publish its findings in the public interest

The post below was first published on our Public Law blog In Vote Leave Ltd v The Electoral Commission [2019] EWCA Civ 1938 the Court of Appeal found that it was within the Electoral Commission’s incidental powers to publish a report setting out its investigation and findings in relation to payments made by Vote Leave Ltd (“Vote Leave”) … Read more

Webinar Available: Policy Matters General Election series – Labour’s corporate governance and directors’ remuneration plans

In the second webinar in our Policy Matters General Election series earlier today, we discussed Labour’s corporate governance and directors’ remuneration agenda, including proposals to: “amend the Companies Act, requiring companies to prioritise long-term growth while strengthening protections for stakeholders, including smaller suppliers and pension funds” “require one-third of boards to be reserved for elected … Read more

Upcoming UK General Election – what does it mean for Brexit?

The post below was first published on our Brexit blog Both the House of Commons and House of Lords have voted in favour of the Early Parliamentary Election Bill scheduling a General Election for 12 December 2019. Parliament is now expected be dissolved at one minute past midnight on 6 November 2019 which will trigger … Read more