April 2010
People Management;4/22/2010, p8
This section offers news briefs related to laws in Great Britain as of April 2010 including a sexual discrimination claim filed by single mother Tilern DeBique and the passage of the Bribery Act 2010 through Parliament.


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    In this article, the author discusses the unpreparedness of business enterprises for the Bribery Act which was implemented on July 1, 2011 in Great Britain.

  • Bribe wars. Fox, Alex; Brooks-Gallerani, Anna // Lawyer;7/11/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p28 

    The article reports on the issues concerning the implementation of the Bribery Act on July 1, 2011 in Great Britain. It highlights the findings of a survey which revealed that 40 percent of business enterprises stressed the need for more time in preparation for the law. It states that the law...

  • Case of the week. Clarke, Mary // Personnel Today;1/19/2010, p6 

    The article presents information on the court case Sahota v The Home Office and Pipkin. In the court case immigration officer Parminder Sahota issued a complaint of sex discrimination in the employment tribunal claiming that she had been subjected to various detriments because she was undergoing...

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    The article presents author's comments on the complications focused on the legal age of sexual consent under the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885 in Great Britain. It mentions that the commencement of the Act is a response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Protection of Young Girls...

  • Charity tribunal to reject appeal. Wiggins, Kaye // Third Sector;8/17/2010, Issue 627, p3 

    The article reveals the refusal of the British charity tribunal to overturn the Charity Commission's refusal to investigate a sexual discrimination complaint filed by a local resident against Melton Mowbray Town Estate, a charity that runs the town's parks and facilities, saying that the case is...

  • Payoff Patrol. Melnitzer, Julius // InsideCounsel;Jul2010, Vol. 22 Issue 222, p30 

    The article reports that the British Bribery Act 2010 is scheduled to be enacted in October 2010. Under the legislation, perpetrators will be held liable regardless of where the violation was committed as long as the perpetrator is a British resident or a company that has business tie ups in...

  • The Bribery Act - one year on. Harrington, Anthony // Financial Management;Fall2012, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p50 

    The article discusses the implications of the Bribery Act of Great Britain as of September 2012 and provides recommendations for corporations looking to protect themselves against prosecution for bribery. According to the article, the Bribery Act does not legislate against hospitality, but...

  • Ex-employee takes insolvent charity to a tribunal. Jump, Paul // Third Sector;9/15/2009, p4 

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  • A hard act to swallow?  // Lawyer;4/26/2010 Bribery & Corruption, p11 

    In this article, the author discusses the enforcement and significance of the Bribery Act in Great Britain. He notes that the Act is applicable to private and public sector corruption. It has no promotional expenditure defence. He considers the act as a considerable improvement over the outdated...


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