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Witness Statements – A Word of Warning!

Witness Statements – A Word of Warning!

In the very recent case of Duncan Harrop v Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust [2018] EWHC 1063 (QB) Mrs Justice Lambert handed down ...

Navigators v. Atlasnavios-Navegacao – Supreme Court provides final twist in the tale

Navigators v. Atlasnavios-Navegacao – Supreme Court provides final twist in the tale

The Supreme Court has held that, contrary to the common ground between the parties, the vessel's loss was not caused by "any person acting" maliciousl ...

GCs: The first 100 days

GCs: The first 100 days

In-House Lawyer magazine have, in partnership with DAC Beachcroft, put together a questionnaire to ascertain the challenges and key learnings from GCs ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: The New Communications Code

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: The New Communications Code

The New Electronic Communications Code ("the New Code") came into force on 28 December 2017 and replaces the previous Code. The New Code now governs a ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Registration for overseas entities

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Registration for overseas entities

In January this year we discussed a consultation launched by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on proposals to introduce a r ...

References: Do reference writers have to consider whether earlier investigations have been fair?

References: Do reference writers have to consider whether earlier investigations have been fair?

An employer was not negligent where it had provided a reference containing negative opinions formed following an internal investigation into conduct w ...

Redundancies and Unfair Dismissal: Does an employer have to consider "Bumping" in redundancy situations?

Redundancies and Unfair Dismissal: Does an employer have to consider "Bumping" in redundancy situations?

In this case, the EAT considered whether employers are required to consider bumping junior employees if the redundant employee has not suggested that ...

Discrimination? No discrimination where shared parental leave pay and enhanced maternity pay are not paid at the same level

Discrimination? No discrimination where shared parental leave pay and enhanced maternity pay are not paid at the same level

If you offer enhanced maternity pay do you also have to enhance shared parental leave pay? On 11 April the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) clarified ...

Contractual Notice: In the absence of an express term, when does notice of termination take effect?

Contractual Notice: In the absence of an express term, when does notice of termination take effect?

If there is no express contractual term, contractual notice takes effect on the date when it comes to the attention of the employee and they have read ...

GDPR: less than a month to go and counting

GDPR: less than a month to go and counting

After a two year countdown the implementation date for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (25 May 2018) is looming. Many organisations, par ...