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Caretaker with long Covid was a disabled person - Important ET decision

01 Jul 2022

A significant development for employers, including those in the education sector, took place last week when the employment tribunal handed down its judgment in the case of Burke v Turning Point Scotland. For the first time in a reported case, the tribunal held that an individual with long Covid met the…

Education

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Prevention of Suicide

01 Jul 2022

Suicide is a national crisis in the United Kingdom, with over 5000 suicides in England alone in 2021. The impact of every single one of them undoubtably devasting. This has been demonstrated by the suicide prevention charity CALM's Southbank exhibition in June 2022. 'The Last Photo'. The…

Clinical Negligence

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The Renters Reform Bill

28 Jun 2022

The Renters Reform Bill is shortly due to receive royal assent, the Bill aims to 'level up' the private rented sector, ensuring that the percentage of none-decent homes is greatly reduced, tenants are protected against the rising cost of living and the balance of power between landlords and…

Housing & Regeneration

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Time for a Change - Tenant's Alterations in Commercial Leases

22 Jun 2022

It is common for tenants of commercial properties to wish to make physical alterations to a property during the term of their lease, to adapt the property to fit the tenant's way of working and to ensure that the property continues to meet the operational needs of their business. If the tenant…

Commercial Property

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Product safety... are you complying with the law and are you protected?

21 Jun 2022

If you make, import, distribute or sell consumer products in the UK, you are responsible for making sure that they are safe for consumers to use and to follow any legal requirements required in relation to ensuring the product is safe. If you do not comply with these legal obligations and products are…

Commercial

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Could agency workers resolve the disruption caused by Industrial Action?

20 Jun 2022

The current legal position surrounding business disruption caused by industrial action is that if your business faces industrial action, employers are unable to recruit agencies to supply workers specifically to cover work that is not being done by lawful industrial action, however, that could soon be…

Employment & HR

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