Employment Tribunal Dismisses Nursery Worker’s Sex Discrimination Claim After She Was Informed By Her Employer To Show Less Cleavage

An Employment Tribunal (Tribunal) has ruled against a nursery worker who was told off by her employer for wearing a dress that showed too much cleavage. Miss L Lawrence v...


Living With Your Partner – Protecting Your Rights

Living with your partner or buying a property together is an exciting prospect and your legal position should be clear from the beginning, ideally. If you don’t protect your rights...


Bringing A Race Discrimination Claim Against Your Employer

We have seen that the number of claims for race discrimination rose significantly last year and it is expected that this may be due to increased identification of the issue...


First Fine Under UK GDPR Reduced Significantly On Appeal

Background A pharmacy known as Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd left around 500,000 documents containing personal information in unlocked containers at one of its premises. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency...


What Does The Law Say On Employee Rights During Hot Weather?

This week the Met Office issued its first-ever extreme heat warning for the UK – with temperatures in some parts of the country reaching 32C. Whilst the hot temperatures are...


Post-Pandemic Pets – Who Gets Custody If We Split?

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a substantial increase in the number of families purchasing pets, with the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association reporting that a total of 3.2 million households bought...


Hendricks v Lidl – Gin (Bottle) Causes A Headache For Lidl

From “Mother’s ruin” to one of the UK’s most popular spirits, the journey to respectability for gin has been a chequered one. These days, it would probably be quite difficult...


PIP Implant Victims Win Compensation Case

A French Appeal Court has ruled that around 2,700 victims of the PIP breast implant scandal should be entitled to receive compensation. The ruling follows ten years of legal proceedings...


Pension Sharing Orders & Applying For Decree Absolute

Financial arrangements for parties going through divorce or dissolution of civil partnership can be resolved in two ways: Through an agreement reached between the parties, which is approved by the...


The Impact Of Brexit On Personal Injury Claims – Rail Travel & Product Liability

One of the most talked about issues in the UK over the last few years, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been Brexit. As you are most likely already aware, the...


January Divorces – Act Today For A Better Tomorrow

We’ve reached that time of the year again of “out with the old and in with the new”.  Well intended resolutions have been made in relation to exercise, diet, alcohol...


John Howell MP Proposes New Bill Allowing Parties To Offer An Apology Without Admitting Liability

During a legal dispute, often a party will not want to offer a formal apology through fear that it will be treated as an admission of liability. However, under a...