31/01/2020
The dawn of a new era is now upon us. We are finally at the departure, at the withdrawal and at the exit. However you wish to describe where the Brexit process presently is, whether this is good or bad for you, your family or your business, whether you are…

29/01/2020
Parents who suffer stillbirth or the loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks’ statutory parental bereavement leave (SPBL) from 6 April 2020 while those with six months’ service will also be entitled to statutory pay (SPBP). The parental bereavement law arrives ahead of the government’s new Employment…

28/01/2020
What can Landlords do when a Business Tenancy is coming at an end?  Some commercial leases give tenants security of tenure under section 24 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.  What does this mean? This means that a commercial tenancy will continue to exist as a ‘statutory’ tenancy on…

06/01/2020
Landmark In a landmark decision, yesterday the Employment Tribunal ruled that ‘ethical veganism’ is a philosophical belief, therefore, attracting protection in law under the Equality Act 2010. This is a timely decision given the growing popularity of #veganuary and veganism in general at the turn of the new decade.

20/12/2019
With the landslide Conservative win last Friday, we take a look at what the future of #ukemplaw holds with Boris Johnson at the helm as PM. Although radical reforms in favour of the employee are unlikely, certain employment law reforms which are already in the process of being implemented will…

17/12/2019
The countdown to Christmas is firmly underway with Christmas jumper days, sock days, festive networking events and the much-awaited staff Christmas party. Whilst it should be the ‘season to be jolly’, there are a number of issues that commonly arise at this time, one of which is conduct at Christmas…

16/12/2019
There has been some recent publicity in the press about troubles experienced by sellers of retirement flats. An example given is a substantial drop in value of a retirement flat in Folkestone and the high interim costs suffered by the seller. The seller, son of a deceased owner, failed to…

13/12/2019
At the time of writing, the Conservative Party has just won the general election. So what now for the year ahead in the field of business law?   The biggest key to watch is not whether but how Brexit happens in January 2020.  Over the coming weeks, we will know whether…

11/12/2019
Inheritance tax is payable on your estate on death and on certain gifts made during your lifetime. The amount of tax you pay is usually 40%. We all have an amount we can give away without paying tax – this allowance is currently £325,000, and available on death, provided it…

11/12/2019
2019 was a landmark year in Family Law for many reasons but perhaps none bigger than the introduction of the No-Fault Divorce. Back in April 2019, the Justice Secretary announced a change to the long-standing divorce legislation with a view to parties reducing conflict in the divorce process to better…

10/12/2019
In chess, endgame is the stage of the game, when there are few pieces left on the board. Someone is about to win and someone is about to lose, or if you are not careful, there will be stalement, where no one wins. In chess you can never have a…

05/12/2019
#InternationalDayOfPersonsWithDisabilities2019 International Day of Persons With Disabilities (“IDPWD”), is a day specifically marked by the United Nations (“UN”) since 1992 in recognition of the aim to work towards a future where “accessibility is everyone’s responsibility” and where people are not excluded because of health impairments. #Equality Disability equals diversity, not…

04/12/2019
With it being the norm now to take your own carrier bag to the supermarket, reusable coffee cup to get your coffee fix, and carry your own refillable water bottle, employers are following suit to encourage this eco-friendly practice in the workplace. It has become increasingly common for employers to…

26/11/2019
Dear Santa, “All I want this Christmas is for Mummy and Daddy to be happy and to allow me to spend time with both of them over the Christmas period”  As Christmas is on the horizon, it’s time to think of shopping, parties and family time. However, this is also…

19/11/2019
The mock Employment Tribunal Panel sitting last night at the University of Hertfordshire finds “Jay Ninety” unfairly dismissed for gross misconduct but apply 100% reduction to the compensatory award. Last night Kaajal Nathwani of Curwens in conjunction with barristers Karen Moss, Mark Green and Daniel Brown held an audience captivated…

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