That is the question many people are asking after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) hired private firms to carry out site inspections.
Giambrone & Partners
The government has now set out guidance as to the proposed easing of the lockdown rules, whilst the immediate advice is still to work from home if at all possible,...
The legal considerations for schools and academy trusts. Teachers and teaching unions are calling for staff working in schools to be offered the Covid vaccine at the earliest opportunity.
The anticipation is over! The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received Royal Ascent and became law on 11 February.
In part one of this three-part series shining a spotlight on the role of captive insurance companies, Executive Director - Bermuda...
There is no definitive differentiation between these two categorisations. It is for each organisation to choose what behaviour is covered by which mechanism.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The concept of employer debt is one of the most critical and fundamental elements of the UK's defined benefit (DB) pension regime.
In this episode, Beth Brown talks about the new Pension Schemes Act 2021 and some of the significant changes it will introduce to the pensions landscape.
The Pension Schemes Act 2021 sets out a framework for new climate risk-related governance and reporting requirements for trustees of larger schemes.
On 7 January 2021, the Housing Secretary announced plans for new legislation to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to buy their homes and to prepare homeowners...
In a welcome move last week, the EU notified the UK that all EU countries will apply the ‘detached workers' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the EU.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Much is now understood about cognitive bias and the implications for decision-making. Unfortunately, that understanding is rarely applied in the criminal justice process.
Giambrone & Partners
The unanimous Supreme Court landmark ruling that Uber drivers should be designated as workers and not as "self-employed" provides the drivers with a new raft of basic rights such as paid holiday...
The UK Supreme Court has unanimously decided that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors. It also decided that drivers are working when they are signed into the...
Over the last year, the Coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread disruption to the livelihoods of the British people.
Non-compete clauses are already the most difficult restrictive covenants to enforce as they can easily amount to a restraint of trade if not specifically tailored to the employee.
The Irish Workplace Relations Commission recently found that an employee was unfairly dismissed when her employer rejected her request for remote working...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
The Supreme Court has upheld a Tribunal's decision that drivers working for Uber were workers and not self-employed contractors. This decision is important for employers...
We are nearly one year on since the UK government announced its first national "lock-down", yet here we are in February 2021
Groom Law Group
The Regulation has been submitted for approval by Parliament and, assuming it is approved, would take effect on October 1, 2021.