Month: June 2000

The meaning of live: BBC v Talksport

Broadcasting rights to Euro 2000, i.e. the right to broadcast live coverage of football matches from within stadia, are held by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). On UK radio this includes the BBC plus, in selected regions, Capital Radio. Talksport, although a licensed UK radio broadcaster, is not a member of the EBU. Unable to …   Read more

New rights for part-time workers

The rights of part time workers, and the consequential obligations on employers, will be considerably enhanced when the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations come into force on 1st July. Under the Regulations employers will be obliged to offer part time employees the same benefits and conditions of service as full time …   Read more