Boss Of US Firm Fires 900 Employees In A Single Zoom Call

Vishal Garg, CEO of the US Firm, Better.com, has faced recent criticism for firing around 900 Better.com employees in one single Zoom call. Mr Garg made the announcement last Wednesday...


A New Category Of Presenteeism In The Workplace

What is presenteeism in the workplace? The phrase ‘presenteeism’ is defined as when an employee is present at work whilst they are unwell. It is the practice of being present...


Challenging Lifetime Gifts In The Court Of Protection

In order to make a valid gift, an individual must first have the capacity to make the gift. The level of capacity needed to make a gift was established in...


The New Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Q&A

What is the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill? The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill (the Bill) is a new piece of draft legislation issued by the Government intended to resolve disputes between...


Megan Markle Succeeds In The Court Of Appeal

The recent appeal by Meghan Markle has now been decided. A summary of the previous decision can be found in the previous blogs located here and here. Meghan Markle’s privacy...


UK Weather Warning – What Does The Law Say On Employee Rights During Ice & Snow?

Snow and dangerous ice are expected to hit parts of the UK this week – with the Met Office issuing yellow weather warnings as Storm Barra is expected to arrive...


Christmas Contact Arrangements For Separated Parents

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together and celebrate – but it can be heart-breaking for separated parents and their children. Contact arrangements during the festive season...


Christmas Work Parties & Social Events – Employer Risks & Responsibilities

With the festive season now in full swing and despite this Christmas once again being different as a result of the pandemic, many employers and their workers will want to...


Is Evidence Of Other Publications Harmful To The Claimant Admissible In A Defamation Case?

We recently reported on the case of Wright v McCormack (see here), where we discussed the aspect of that case relating to the amendment of pleadings after the expiration of...


Medical Experts In Medical Negligence Claims

The success of a medical negligence claim is reliant on supportive evidence from medical experts. Who is a medical expert? A medical expert is a medical professional who has undertaken...


Obtaining Information About A Protected Party In The Court Of Protection

Very recently, in a decision by Senior Judge Hilder, the media were permitted to report the name of a protected party – Tony Hickmott –who has been embroiled in Court of Protection...


Good Divorce Week 2021

29th November 2021 saw the start of Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign organised by Resolution. The main initiative of this year’s campaign is to raise awareness about how parents...