Month: September 2002

New Wembley Stadium to fuel ‘club v country’ disputes?

As the demolition contractors move in, commentators on the new Wembley Stadium are agreed on two things: firstly, it will cost about the same as the Millennium Dome; secondly, the financial success of the venture depends on selling out the premium-priced corporate seats for football matches to service and pay off the debt. In an …   Read more

Changes in the law for fixed-term employees

On 1 October 2002 Regulations come into force which make important changes in the way fixed-term employees are treated by the law. The overriding principle of the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002 is that fixed-term employees should not be treated less favourably than comparable permanent employees unless this can be objectively …   Read more