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Latest News in Employment UK

  • May 29, 2024

    Clifford Chance Guides L&G's £20M Nortel Pension Buyout

    The U.K. pension liabilities of defunct Canadian telecom company Nortel Networks Corp., worth £2.5 billion ($3.2 billion), have now been offloaded fully to Legal & General Assurance Society Ltd., the insurer said Tuesday, after a final transaction steered by Travers Smith LLP, Pinsent Masons LLP, Hogan Lovells and Clifford Chance LLP.

  • May 29, 2024

    Great Western Railway Loses Appeal In Whistleblowing Loss

    Great Western Railway has lost its attempt to overturn a worker's whistleblowing win, as an appeals tribunal held that a judge was right to find the train operator victimized the employee for bringing legal action years earlier.

  • May 29, 2024

    Pensions Provider Sells Biz Before Entering Administration

    A provider of self-invested personal pensions has sold its retirement savings business before it entered administration when its directors expressed concerns over its financial liabilities caused by some of the investments it had allowed.

  • May 29, 2024

    McDermott Hires Senior Restructuring Pro For London Office

    McDermott Will & Emery LLP has added a senior consultant to its transactions practice as the firm looks to bolster its ability to advise on cross-border companies in financial distress.

  • May 28, 2024

    Autonomy Founder Says HP 'Panicked,' Tried To Unwind Deal

    Autonomy founder Michael Lynch testified Tuesday in a California federal criminal trial over claims he conned HP into overpaying for his company that HP's board "panicked" after news of the acquisition leaked and HP's stock dropped 20%, that HP fired its CEO and that it attempted to back out of the deal.

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