Healthy pickings for Travers and DLA on Unilever’s £150m graze buyout as firms navigate Interserve rescue saga

February 11th, 2019

Travers Smith and DLA Piper have sated their appetites on The Carlyle Group’s £150m disposal of graze while a raft of advisers sat tight as a further twist in the Interserve saga unfolded.

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Deal watch: Healthy pickings for Travers and DLA on Unilever’s £150m graze buyout as firms navigate Interserve rescue saga

February 11th, 2019

Travers Smith and DLA Piper have sated their appetites on The Carlyle Group’s £150m disposal of graze while a raft of advisers sat tight as a further twist in the Interserve saga unfolded.

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Five key expectations for employment law in 2019

February 8th, 2019

David Greenhalgh, Employment Partner at London law firm Joelson discusses employment topics that we should expect to see develop this year.

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Gig economy: Hermes couriers to be offered holiday pay

February 5th, 2019

Couriers working for the delivery firm Hermes are to be offered holiday pay, as part of a deal struck with the GMB trade union.

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New ‘self-employed plus’ status will not solve gig economy woes, warn experts

February 5th, 2019

Courier firm’s offer to workers hailed as ‘groundbreaking’ – but concerns raised over tax implications and lack of legal clarity.

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Hermes couriers entitled to holiday pay and minimum wage after ‘groundbreaking’ gig economy deal

February 4th, 2019

Couriers for delivery firm Hermes now have the option to take paid holiday and receive guaranteed earnings under a new deal that the GMB union hailed as “groundbreaking” for gig economy workers.

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Hermes offers gig economy drivers better rights

February 4th, 2019

The delivery firm, has struck a deal with the GMB union to offer couriers paid holiday and guaranteed wage rates. Under its new “self-employed plus” status, Hermes workers can opt to receive up to 28 days of paid leave. They can also choose pay rates of at least £8.50 an hour over the year – more than the minimum wage of £7.83 an hour, which rises to £8.21 in April.

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Joelson advises ADB Safegate on acquisition of Ultra Airport Systems

February 4th, 2019

London law firm Joelson has advised intelligent aircraft solutions specialist ADB Safegate on its successful acquisition of Ultra Airport Systems, a global provider of airport software solutions.

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Wynn Resorts Completes 22.5% Equity Investment In BetBull Limited

February 1st, 2019

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) has entered into a strategic partnership with BetBull Limited (“BetBull”), a Europe-based digital sports betting operator, to pursue sports betting opportunities in the emerging US market.

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UKGC begins consultation on problem gambling levy

January 23rd, 2019

On 12 December 2018, the Gambling Commission began a consultation on whether it should change the Licence Conditions and Code of Practice (LCCP).

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