Employee Rights To Be Accompanied At Disciplinary Meetings

Helpful guidance has been provided in the recent case of Eleftheriou and another v Arriva London North Ltd ET/3200593/2014 & ET/3200200/2015 in relation to employee rights to be accompanied at...


Car Accidents Abroad

Many people are not aware that you can make a claim for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident which happened abroad. If you are injured on a package holiday...


Khyber Pass Takeaway Owners Imprisoned for Food Poisoning

The owners of the Khyber Pass Takeaway in Hyson Green, Nottingham, have each been given four months’ prison sentences suspended for a year and ordered to do 250 hours of unpaid...


Franchising – Protection of Confidential Know-How

Passing on know-how is a crucial element of franchising.  Without the transfer of know-how from the franchisor to its franchisees, there can be no franchise. A franchisor will have invested...


Occupiers’ Liability – Protecting Children

Child occupiers’ liability cases can be complex, and two cases have considered the duty that occupiers have to protect children on their property. Child Occupiers’ Liability Cases Bourne Leisure v...


Cohabiting Couples – How To Ensure You Are Protected

Many people believe that ‘common law marriage’ exists in England. However, this is a myth and while lawmakers are keen to modernise the law, at present couples that live together...


Consumer Rights Act (Part 2) – New Tiered Remedy System – Goods

The Consumer Rights Act (CRA) brings in a tiered remedy system for consumers when it comes to consumers’ rights in relation to goods or services purchased.  This system applies to non-conforming...


HR Involvement In Disciplinary Investigations

Helpful guidance has been provided by the recent case of Ramphal v Department for Transport UKEAT/0352/14, 4 September 2015 in relation to HR involvement in disciplinary investigations. HR Involvement In Disciplinary...


Paid Travel Time For Work

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given an important decision about the status of time spent travelling between home and work for workers who do not have a fixed...


Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Part 1)

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) comes into force on 1 October 2015. It is legislation that consolidates and makes changes to the current regime of consumer protection law in...


Men Also Suffer from Domestic Abuse

Statistics show that domestic abuse will affect 1 in 6 men in their lifetime and leads to approximately 30 men being murdered each year.  Domestic abuse is often the reason...


Is The First Divorce Underway After The Ashley Madison Hack?

During the last week, it has been nearly impossible to avoid the news stories about the Ashley Madison hack. The infidelity site, which is based in Canada and was launched...


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