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OPG Releases Guidance On Complaints Procedure
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has released guidance about its complaints and feedback procedure. The guidance can be found here.
UK
4 Sep 2019
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Deputy Gifting – Making Gifts Out Of Surplus Income
The recent case of FL v MJL [2019] EWCOP 31 looked at the authority of a deputy to make gifts from the surplus income of the person whose funds he manages.
UK
30 Aug 2019
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Was An Employer Vicariously Liable For Workplace Harassment Via Social Media?
Employers can be vicariously liable for the actions of employees under the Equality Act 2010 ('EqA'10'). The issue of vicarious liability for losses caused by the wrongdoing
UK
22 Aug 2019
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COP Application Fee & SCCO Fee Reducing From 22 July 2019
The fee to make an application to the Court of Protection will reduce to ฃ365 from 22 July 2019.
UK
22 Jul 2019
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The Discount Rate For Personal Injury Lump Sum Compensation Payments – Announcement By The Lord Chancellor
We are pleased that the Lord Chancellor has announced the discount rate for personal injury lump sum compensation payments.
UK
22 Jul 2019
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Where Capacity Assessments Conflict – Untying The Gordian Knot
Earlier this year this blog analysed the case of Re B: (Capacity: Social Media: Care and Contact) [2019] EWCOP3 in relation to social media. Those who read the judgement will have noticed that
UK
19 Jul 2019
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Can Employers Change Terms And Conditions By Making Offers Directly To Workers And Avoiding Trade Union Negotiations?
Inducements to forgo collective bargaining: the risk of penal awards decreases after Court of Appeal decision.
UK
2 Jul 2019
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Can The Directors Of A Limited Company Be Personally Liable For The Company's Breaches Of An Employment Contract?
It has already been decided by the courts that directors of a company can be held responsible for the wrong doing or "torts" of their company if they actively directed them.
UK
28 May 2019
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Can The Court Of Protection Send Me To Jail? The Sequel
Regular readers of the blog will remember when Shaun Hill was jailed for breaching an injunction the Court of Protection had put in place to protect his father.
UK
2 May 2019
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When Disciplinary And Criminal Proceedings Interact
Should an employer wait for criminal proceedings to conclude before undertaking an internal disciplinary process?
UK
12 Apr 2019
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Can A Failure To Provide Rest Breaks Under Working Time Regulations Lead To Personal Injury Damages?
In most circumstances, workers are entitled under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) to an unpaid rest break of 20 minutes if they work for more than six hours in a day
UK
27 Mar 2019
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Should Applicants For Work With Children Or Vulnerable Adults Have To Disclose Spent Convictions?
Supreme Court upholds decision that the rules on disclosing multiple spent convictions in an enhanced DBS check are disproportionate and incompatible
UK
11 Feb 2019
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2018 Case Law Digest
Welcome to our case law digest for schools in which we review some of the key cases from 2018 impacting on schools in the areas of special educational needs and disability discrimination, judicial review and employment law.
UK
28 Jan 2019
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Can A Deputy Withhold Knowledge Of The Amount Of A Personal Injury Settlement From P?
In the case of EXB v FDZ [2018] EWHC 3456 (QB) Foskett J, that was the question to be determined.
UK
22 Jan 2019
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Employer Vicariously Liable For Managing Director's Attack At Post-Christmas Party Drinks
In Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited, the Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court and held that a drunken attack by the managing director of a small business
UK
22 Jan 2019
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Can The Court Of Protection Send Me To Jail?
You might be surprised to find that the answer is yes.
UK
21 Dec 2018
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Can An Employee Be Dismissed For Incapability If Their Contract Provides Long-Term Disability Benefits?
Incapability dismissal may be unfair and discriminatory if employee is contractually entitled to income when incapacitated by permanent disability.
UK
7 Dec 2018
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Part-Time Airline Worker Was Treated Less Favourably Because Of Her Part-Time Status
Court of Appeal holds purser paid 50% of full-time pay when available for work for more than 50% of full-time hours was less favourably treated.
UK
20 Nov 2018
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Bakery Did Not Discriminate When Refusing To Bake A Cake Bearing A Slogan In Support Of Gay Marriage
An in-depth look into the recent case of the Supreme Court overturning a decision made by the Court of Appeal of Northern Ireland
UK
7 Nov 2018
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Could An Employer Be Liable For A Malicious Data Breach By An Employee?
A recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the risk that data controllers will be found liable for damages due to a data breach of a rogue employee
UK
7 Nov 2018
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