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How will Brexit affect employment laws?

Emily Yeardley
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After the long-awaited separation of the UK from the European Union, you may be left wondering how employment laws could change and the affect it could have on managing your employees. From 31 December 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) can no longer...

How will Brexit affect employment laws?

Emily Yeardley
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After the long-awaited separation of the UK from the European Union, you may be left wondering how employment laws could change and the affect it could have on managing your employees. From 31 December 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) can no longer...

The perils of 'DIY' wills

Amy Nelson
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A judge has ruled that Terri Tibbbles will inherit her father’s £300,000 estate after declaring a ‘DIY’ will allegedly written, and signed, days before his death as invalid. William Tibbles died in February 2018 leaving 5 children; 4...

Associate lectures on disability discrimination course

Emily Yeardley
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Emily Yeardley, Employment Solicitor and Associate at BakerLaw LLP, was invited to lecture on disability discrimination for The At Work Partnership’s  Practical Occupational Health Law Certificate . The module formed part of a practical...

ACAS Early Conciliation Process Extended

Emily Yeardley
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From today, if a Claimant commences ACAS Early Conciliation, the conciliation period will last for a standard period of six weeks unless brought to a close sooner by either party indicating that it does not wish to conciliate or on reaching a legally binding...

Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme Guidance Published

Emily Yeardley
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Following on from yesterday’s blog  confirming the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until 31 March 2021, the Guidance  is now available. In addition to the key points and changes identified in our ...

Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme Extended to March 2021

Emily Yeardley
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The Chancellor announced an extension to the availability of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to 31 March 2021. The reason for the extension is based on evidence of the economic effects of COVID-19 on business lasting longer than the duration of the restrictions.

Disability discrimination - motivation must be considered

Emily Yeardley
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The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Robinson v DWP   has clarified what an employee will need to show to succeed in a claim for discrimination arising from disability. The Court of Appeal decision means that tribunals must look at the...

Paranoid delusions - disability under the Equality Act 2010

Emily Yeardley
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In Sullivan v Bury Street Capital Limited [2020] UKEAT/0317/19/BA, the Employment Tribunal has accepted that a Claimant had paranoid delusions for a certain period, but found that those delusions were not expected to have a substantial and long term...

Who is Trading Standards?

Mark Ridley
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The UK public, when encountering a commercial dispute, often think that Trading Standards will be a lifeline for their claim and make the process quicker and easier. But is this accurate and who are Trading Standards? In reality what can they do? Trading...

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