Zero hours contracts and exclusivity clauses

As of today, additional protections will come into force for zero hours contract workers, by virtue of The Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hour Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015.

Epic response to Fraser Brown’s toy appeal

Hundreds of toys have been donated to a Christmas appeal that Fraser Brown held on behalf of Epic Partners and will benefit children in families supported by the charity, who would not otherwise receive anything for Christmas.

Advisory regarding a faulty divorce form E (Financial Statement)

An error has been identified in the automatic calculations used in the version of the Form E (Financial Statement) available on the HMCTS Form Finder website, which is the means by which parties disclose information about their assets and liabilities

The Data Question

Sally Noon and Fiona Boswell discuss the effect that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that is planned to come into force in 2016 will have on businesses using data of individuals living in Europe.

Our Top Tips for Preparing for the Introduction of the National Living Wage

John Buchanan discusses how the implementation of the National Living Wage next April is going to help those on low incomes.

Short cutting costly and time-consuming disputes with Early Neutral Evaluation

Daniel Harley discusses the benefits of Early Neutral Evaluation as a means of short cutting costly and time consuming disputes.

NCF administers the Rolls-Royce Community Grant to support local partnership

Nottinghamshire Community Foundation (NCF) has recently administered a Rolls-Royce Community Grant to Hucknall and District Voluntary Sector Partnership (HDVSP) to support their on-going work.

Legal privilege soon to be debated in Parliament

The statutory protection of legally privileged communications has been attracting a lot of media attention recently and is soon to be discussed during a parliamentary debate on surveillance legislation (the Investigatory Powers Bill).

National Minimum Wage offenders named and shamed

Those who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have recently been named and shamed by the UK Government. More than 100 employers from a range of businesses have been named following investigation by HMRC.

Lawyer dismissed following offensive comments online

John Buchanan explains the dangers of Social Media outside the workplace after Clive O’Connell, a partner at a law firm who made offensive comments about Liverpool FC supporters in a filmed online interview has had his partnership terminated.

New taxi firm Uber faces legal action over drivers' employment rights

The GMB trade union is bringing a case against Uber arguing that Uber's contract terms with drivers breach UK employment law.

Top Tips for the licensed trade in the run up to Christmas

Jo Soar discusses top considerations for the licensed trade with the Christmas and New Year party season approaching.

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