Office politics – avoiding clashes in the run up to GE2015
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Office politics – avoiding clashes in the run up to GE2015

 As we move ever closer to election day, the dangers of discussing politics in the office, the pub or at home become ever more present.  Sometimes the stakes can be high.  Thinking about this, I recently wrote a feature for City AM’s Office Politics section, discussing political ding-dongs, in the office.  The article is reproduced … Continue reading

EU Parliament votes in favour of Google break-up
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EU Parliament votes in favour of Google break-up

I spoke to Sally Bundock on the BBC’s World Business Report early in the morning of 26 November 2014, ahead of the European Parliament’s vote to curb the dominant position of Google in Europe. The vote follows a series of curbs made at European and EU Member State level, including the introduction of the ‘right to be … Continue reading

UK fund managers face biggest hit from EU bonus cap
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UK fund managers face biggest hit from EU bonus cap

  Caps on bonuses paid to fund managers proposed by European lawmakers may prompt British investment houses, which have most to lose from the new rules, to look at new structures such as profit sharing partnerships favoured by law firms, experts say. “Kevin Poulter, a senior associate at lawyers Bircham Dyson Bell warned of an … Continue reading

Eweida v United Kingdom: Balancing human rights and employment rights
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Eweida v United Kingdom: Balancing human rights and employment rights

When will an employer’s interference with an employee’s right to manifest their religion and beliefs be considered proportionate? Kevin Poulter considers the issue raised by the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) judgment in Eweida v United Kingdom. Eweida v United Kingdom ((Application Nos 48420/10, 59842/10, 51671/10 and 36516/10) [2013] ECHR 48420/10, [2013] All ER … Continue reading