New JCT 2016 edition Suite of Contracts
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has now released the full suite of 2016 edition contracts including the Standard and Design and Build Contracts and their associated Sub-Contracts, the Intermediate Building Contract family and the Minor Works contracts, together with the 2016 edition of its Collateral Warranty documents.
TP Associate Shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’ Award
Turner Parkinson are delighted to have Corporate Associate David Hayes shortlisted for ‘Mentor of the Year’ at The Made In Manchester Awards 2017.
2016 Autumn Statement: How Will the Changes Affect Your Business?
On 23 November 2016 the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the reported last Autumn Statement. Whilst there were no major surprises, employers should be aware of the following changes:
Do Employees Have to Request a Rest Break to Be Entitled to One Under the Working Time Regulations 1998?
No, according to the recent decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Grange v Abellio London Ltd. Here the EAT confirmed that there was no need to specifically request a break under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”) in order to bring a complaint to a Tribunal that it had been denied.
Changes to the Immigration Rules
A number of changes to the Immigration Rules came into effect on 24 November 2016. They include: