The recent case of Colin Johnston v Lady Natalie Wackett has acted as a reminder of how the funds within an estate can be diminished when a claim is made against it. Not just by the decision made by a court judge but also with the costs and time in progressing such a claim.
The recent personal data breach in the cabinet office highlights the importance of managing and processing personal data.
The employment tribunal in a recent case has held that veganism is a philosophical belief and therefore attracts the protection of the Equality Act 2010.
The Sex Disqualification (removal) Act is now 100 years old, so we look back and see the impact it has had on our society.
Wanting to leave a relationship can be an emotional, isolating and lonely time to live through.
It’s that time of year again. Time for decorations, mistletoe and the ‘whine’ of lawyers that Christmas parties pose legal minefields that should have every employer quaking in their boots for fear of behaviour that could lead to anything from cases of harassment to staff revolt.
At this time of year, especially in retail, hospitality and delivery services, it’s less ‘Deck the Halls’ and more ‘All Hands on Deck’.
A Settlement Agreement (formerly known as a Compromise Agreement) is a contract entered into between employer and employee upon termination of employment, which sets out the terms of the agreement reached between them.
Separation is always difficult, without the added worry of being a step-parent.
A Protective Award is a form of compensation awarded to employees in situations where an employer makes more than 20 employees redundant without collectively informing or consulting the employees about the redundancy.