SWIFT v CARPENTER

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The much anticipated and long-awaited decision in Swift v Carpenter was handed down by the Court of Appeal on Friday 9th October 2020. It was worth the wait. A sense Read more…

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Posted on Oct 19th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

First instance decision; gender-fluid and non-binary workers protected under the Equality Act 2010

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Ms R Taylor, a gender-fluid engineer, has won a claim for harassment, direct discrimination, victimisation and constructive unfair dismissal.  Taylor, previously presenting as male, began to identify as gender fluid Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

Returning to Work in a Pandemic

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For a number of months now the government has been pushing the message; unless you are able to work from home you are “actively encouraged to go to work” (in Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

The legal ramifications of the driverless car that drove itself to Sunderland

Along with jetpacks, robot butlers and hover-boards, the concept of the driverless car seemed like a techno-utopian dream envisioned only by science fiction novelists. This dream, however, is fast becoming Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Residential Evictions: Coronavirus Act

As of 29th August 2020, The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from Eviction) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Act”) came into force in England. The Act extends notice periods Read more…

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Posted on Oct 6th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

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