Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus is a global health crisis with far reaching implications, the extent of which is still becoming apparent.  As a result of government advice we have put in place our Read more…

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Posted on Mar 23rd, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

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

Reasonable Steps Defence

Employers can be vicariously liable under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) for an act of discrimination committed by an employee even though they did not know about the acts of Read more…

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Posted on Mar 18th, 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

The Eviction Ban in Scotland

The Health Protection (Coronavirus)(Restrictions and Requirements)(Miscellaneous Amendment)(Scotland)(NO. 2) Regulations 2021 has again extended the period during which eviction orders cannot be enforced. That means sheriff officers cannot remove tenants from Read more…

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Posted on Mar 3rd, 2021 by Anthony Heywood

Drivers Responsibilities Following an RTA

As a road user, if you’re unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident would you know what to do? The responsibilities following an accident aren’t just common Read more…

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Posted on Mar 2nd, 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

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