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  • Ofgem welcomes moves to improve gas competition

    United Kingdom 02.05.2000

    On 21st March, the DTI proposed to use its existing powers to make a change to the Gas Act which would make it easier for industrial and commercial consumers...

  • Rating appeals goes on-line

    United Kingdom 02.05.2000

    The most recent non-domestic rating list came into effect on 1st April 2000. For the first time the rating list is available for inspection not only...

  • Woolf - a year on: Pre-action protocols

    United Kingdom 02.05.2000

    Introduction Pre-action protocols are another creation of the Civil Procedure Rules designed to encourage a full exchange of information before proceedings...

  • Part-time working - here at last?

    United Kingdom 01.05.2000

    Susan Mayne looks at the growth of part-time working in the UK and the position of part-time workers under the new Part Time Employees Regulations 2000 The...

  • Sexual orientation and the law

    United Kingdom 01.05.2000

    Susan Mayne examines the changes in attitudes and the law towards the position of homosexuals Background There has been a sea change in attitudes towards...

  • Maternity rights: the new provisions

    United Kingdom 01.05.2000

    Amanda Wright, whose own baby was born on 17th March, sets out the new maternity provisions The recent changes in the maternity legislation aimed to...

  • Electrabel/Epon - energy

    United Kingdom 30.04.2000

    Background Proposed take-over by the Belgian company Electrabel of the Dutch company Epon. Electrabel is controlled by the undertaking Suez-Lyonnaise...

  • Support for block exemption to insurance industry

    United Kingdom 30.04.2000

    The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs (EMA) Committee has approved a draft Resolution tabled by Werner Langen (EPP, Germany), giving...

  • Stephen Byers accepts ice cream undertakings

    United Kingdom 30.04.2000

    On 7th April 2000, Stephen Byers announced that he had accepted further undertakings from Birds Eye Wall's and from Nestlé and Mars in connection with...

  • ECJ backs positive discrimination rules

    United Kingdom 30.04.2000

    Ruling on a preliminary question referred by a German court, the ECJ has held that it is not contrary to Directive 76/207/EEC on equal opportunities...