4 New Square Chambers
Following the government's recent announcement of a partial relaxation of the lockdown, the prospect of a return to work is in sight for many people. In some industries ...
The Department of Work and Pensions has outlined how its safeguarding procedures will work following the deaths by suicides of claimants whose benefits had been stopped.
The UK Pensions Regulator (tPR) has published a regulatory intervention report explaining its decision not to exercise its anti-avoidance powers in connection with the pre-pack administration...
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
A recent Employment Tribunal decision on the question of employment status serves as a useful reminder of the criteria applied to a dispute of this nature.
On 21 July 2020, HM Treasury and HMRC published draft legislation for the Finance Bill 2021.
Mr Shepherd was engaged as a security guard for Harriss Property Limited in October 2018.
The widow of a former British Rail worker has secured a settlement following the death of her husband from mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer.
In this webinar Martin Chitty, Andrew Litchfield and Jocelyn Paulley of Gowling WLG and David Woakes of Advantage Group UK discuss employment, data protection and health...
Given the recent outbreaks across the country, a lot of our clients are asking about the practical and legal consequences involved in a safe return to the workplace and what health and safety measure they will need to implement.
The new rules also apply to contractual notice, if this is not at least one week more than statutory minimum notice.
Clyde & Co
The High Court recently held that a claimant should have brought a personal injury claim before an Employment Tribunal...
In this episode, Beth Brown summarises the Pensions Regulator's interim regime in respect of defined benefit superfunds.
Addison Lee drivers could be entitled to an average of £10,000 each in compensation in the claim for worker status. Here, Liana Wood, a solicitor representing the drivers, ...
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
2020 has been a tumultuous year for professional sport and in particular for Rugby Union. Earlier this year, Premiership Rugby's ("PRL") salary cap regulations (the "Regulations") ...
Mr Graham was found having starved to death aged 57 on 20 June 2018 in his flat. His Employment Support Allowance and Housing Benefit...
More than 300 severely disabled people have issued a claim in the High Court for lost income under the universal credit system.
Some key legal considerations for employers carrying out formal consultation processes.
The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by Asda against a ruling by the Court of Appeal in January 2019 that the roles of shop workers could be compared to those of warehouse staff.
A young woman who has Down syndrome has been granted permission for Judicial Review of Norfolk County Council's policy of charging people for essential care and support.
As Covid-19 restrictions become more specific and nuanced,
employers in all sectors are busy finding ways to function and,
hopefully, thrive in the "new normal."