Partial lift of temporary insolvency measures

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Temporary measures brought in to support businesses from insolvency during the Covid pandemic will be phased out from 1 October 2021.

“No jab, no job” – Follow up

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Reading Time: 2 minutes We discuss whether employers might lawfully be able to dismiss employees if they refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19

Employment Appeal Tribunal confirms that an appeal is not always necessary

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Employment Appeal Tribunal confirms that an appeal is not always necessary. The onus will be on the employer to show that a dismissal was for one of the fair reasons.

Is there any point having a Pre-Nup?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a question which is regularly asked because at the present time Pre-Nuptial Agreements (pre-nups) are not legally binding on the court…

Menopause and the Workplace

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The government is seeking views in relation to the extent of discrimination faced by menopausal people in the workplace.

Charity Ball 2023 – Save the Date

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We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our annual Charity Ball, after few years away due to the pandemic.

Date: Friday 12th May 2023

Timings: TBC

Venue: TBC

Dress code: Black tie

To book: TBC

Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

Coming soon – A duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment

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Reading Time: 2 minutes A consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace ran from July to October 2019. The Government…

Changes due to online Probate Service

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Following feedback from probate practitioners, the MyHMCTS digital probate service is due to benefit from a number of improvements…

Employee references – obligations and pitfalls

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a common misconception that there is a general obligation to provide employee references…

Restrictions in Commercial Agreements

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent case considered by the court upheld the operation of two restrictive covenants in a commercial agreement…