“No Jab, No Job” – Can My Employer Make Me Get A Covid-19 Vaccine?

December saw the highly anticipated rollout of the Pfizer vaccination in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 130,000 people receiving the jab within the first week of the...


What Does The Supreme Court’s Decision On The Uber Drivers Case Mean?

As we reported last week, the Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the high profile case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, whereby it upheld...


Understanding A Software As A Service (SaaS)

What is a Software as Service? Software as a Service, commonly known as a “SaaS”, are becoming increasingly popular amongst organisations. A SaaS is typically the same software application that...


What Does The Covid-19 Roadmap Mean For Employers & Employees in England?

On Monday, 22nd February, Boris Johnson outlined his roadmap for the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in England. Below, we have summarised how the roadmap will impact employers and employees across...


Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations Suspended By A Further Six Months

It has been confirmed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) that due to the coronavirus pandemic they have decided to impose a further suspension to the Gender Pay...


Stamp Duty Holiday To Be Extended By A Further Three Months

According to various news reports, the Government is set to extend the current stamp duty holiday which is due to end next month by a further three months to June...


Can A Protected Party Be Moved Abroad?

A recent decision from the Court of Protection has drawn a helpful line in the sand, which will be useful when a protected party seeks to move abroad. Re UR...


Britney Spears – Conservatorship Split! Would The Court Of Protection Reach The Same Decision?

The #FreeBritney campaign saw some success in the US Courts the other week when it was ruled Britney Spear’s father, Mr Spears, must share conservatorship with trust company, Bessemer Trust....


Uber Loses Supreme Court Case On ‘Workers’ Rights

The Supreme Court handed down its decision in the high profile case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others  this morning. The Court has upheld an Employment Tribunal’s...


EAT Rule In Favour Of Director Who Was Dismissed For Gross Misconduct After He Installed A Covert Camera In His Office Whilst Suspended

In a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case, the Tribunal had to rule whether it was reasonable for an employer to dismiss a worker for gross misconduct, as a result...


Are Advertising Costs Recoverable When Pursuing A Group Action?

In the recent case of Weaver and others v British Airways Plc [2021] EWCH 217 (QB), the Court was asked to consider whether in fact a Claimant should be able...


Detention Under The Mental Health Act 1983 During COVID-19

Under the Mental Health Act 1983, before a person is detained they must be personally seen and examined by an approved mental health professional. This of course poses particular risks...