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28 January - Robert Lynch

Prophet of doom or trying to make it better with Greta – where do you stand? My assessment is that change is needed, wanted and coming.  The world has woken... Read More


28 January - Laura Bennett

The prospect of giving evidence in Court proceedings is often daunting.  We do our best to reassure and support our clients so that they are able to give evidence to... Read More


27 January - Jon Belcher

On 21 January, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published a new statutory code of practice, the Age Appropriate Design Code, aimed at improving children's safety within the digital world and... Read More


27 January - Ian Jones

Ian Jones has written an article on how to ensure peer review salary setting is legal in an article that was first published in People Management on 21 January 2020.... Read More


22 January - Eve Piffaretti

The UK Government has today launched a new online portal which aims to share best practice to charities in England on the handling safeguarding allegations or concerns. The portal enables... Read More


22 January - Kate Hathaway

In early December the email account of one of our employees, Kate Hathaway, was hacked.  We were able to quickly contain the incident but are aware that a number of... Read More


20 January - Eleanor Catling

Christmas is the time for giving and it is becoming increasingly common to gift money or assets to your family to provide for their future. If you gifted money or... Read More


20 January - Ruth Christy

In September 2019 an employee in New Zealand was accompanied to a redundancy meeting by a clown who made balloon animals. New Zealand law allows employees to take a friend or... Read More


20 January - Heather Welham

The recent case of Athena Brands Ltd v Superdrug Stores Plc [2019] EWHC 3503 (Comm) highlights the risks of negotiating by email and the importance of clarifying, internally and externally,... Read More


20 January - Christine Plews

Research shows that family mediation services can be a very effective way for families to resolve conflicts. It is proven to be faster, less costly and – crucially – less... Read More


20 January - John Shallcross

The complicated rules for the higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax for purchases of additional residential properties can work out badly for members of the armed forces who have had to... Read More


16 January - Joanne Davies

We look ahead to employment law developments this year. The decisive result of December 2019's general election means at least one key date for 2020: 31 January 2020, the date... Read More