A view ahead of modern slavery act changes

The last few months have seen a flurry of activity as businesses have been publishing their modern slavery statements. As our internal reporting period comes to a close, Lyons Davidson Read more…

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Posted on May 28th, 2021 by Michael Whiting

Shared Driveways – Disputes

Neighbours sharing driveways to reach their own property is becoming increasingly common, with developers looking to maximise the amount of housing they can build on their land. With older properties, Read more…

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Posted on May 10th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Your Rights When Booking a Summer Holiday Abroad This Year

With lockdown restrictions being eased throughout the UK and talk of overseas holidays resuming, many will now be thinking about booking a summer holiday abroad.  So what are you rights Read more…

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Posted on Apr 27th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Disputes in the COVID-19 era: the Employment Tribunal (“ET”) considers dismissals relating to a refusal to wear a facemask and a belief in serious and imminent danger

Two recent ET decisions have shone some light on how employment disputes related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be considered by tribunals. Although both are first instance rulings, and therefore Read more…

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Posted on Apr 19th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Budget Blog

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered a Budget Statement this afternoon and announced that protecting jobs is the highest priority as he set out the UK’s plan Read more…

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Posted on Mar 3rd, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Uber v Aslam: the Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are workers under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (‘ERA’) but what next?

In a landmark decision with potentially wide-ranging implications for Uber and the gig economy at large, the Supreme Court ruled that Uber drivers are workers under s.230(3) ERA despite complex Read more…

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Posted on Feb 26th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Why did the Chicken cross the road?

It’s of course unclear why a chicken would want to cross a road.  It’s also unclear why anyone would want to cross the road when you consider that in 2019, Read more…

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Posted on Feb 8th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Is it Credit Hire?

If you’ve been involved in a road traffic incident that wasn’t your fault it’s likely that your vehicle will have sustained damage as a result of the impact.  Whilst your Read more…

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Posted on Feb 1st, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

POST CONCUSSION SYNDROME

Post concussion syndrome can be a distressing and confusing condition. It’s often experienced by people who have had a blow to the head or who have suffered a minor head Read more…

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Posted on Jan 18th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Could a Constabulary use Officer’s WhatsApp message to bring misconduct proceedings?

In the recent case of BC & others v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland & others, it was held that the Police Service of Scotland was entitled Read more…

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Posted on Jan 12th, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

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