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Health and safety: Landmark case gives protection to workers from suffering detriment on health and safety grounds

Health and safety: Landmark case gives protection to workers from suffering detriment on health and safety grounds

The High Court has held that protection from suffering detriment on health and safety grounds applies to workers, not just to employees and that, when ...

Employment Tribunals: Recent changes to early conciliation and current guidance on tribunal hearings

Employment Tribunals: Recent changes to early conciliation and current guidance on tribunal hearings

On 1 December 2020, the rules in relation to early conciliation were changed. Guidance has been issued by the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals i ...

Furlough Developments

Furlough Developments

a. Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Government Equality Office sets out approach to furloughed employees Furloughed employees should be treated as being “on ...

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021

THE FACTS Unsurprisingly in the context of the pandemic, the Government’s legislative agenda for 2021 may evolve.  Below are the changes we expect to ...

Government Consultations

Government Consultations

a. Restrictive Covenants: Banning or restricting the use of non-compete clauses in employment contracts The Government has opened a consultation on me ...

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021 - Financial Services

Future Changes: What to expect in 2021 - Financial Services

THE FACTS Unsurprisingly in the context of the pandemic, the Government’s legislative agenda for 2021 may evolve.  Below are the changes we expect to ...

Employment Matters - Financial Services - January 2021

Employment Matters - Financial Services - January 2021

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. 1. Health and ...

Vehicle Hire and Damage - Looking ahead to 2021

Vehicle Hire and Damage - Looking ahead to 2021

We constantly talk about how vehicle hire and damage is an ‘ever evolving area’. This phrase has never rung more true than it does at the moment, with ...

Re-assertion of the challenges for a Defendant to a contribution claim

Re-assertion of the challenges for a Defendant to a contribution claim

The High Court has recently (12 January 2021) applied the principle set out in 2016 by the Court of Appeal in the case of WH Newson Holding Ltd v IMI ...

Whiplash Reforms: Is the finish line in sight?

Whiplash Reforms: Is the finish line in sight?

MOJ have announced a revised implementation date for Whiplash Reforms and Official Injury Claim of May 2021