Are sleep-in workers entitled to National Minimum Wage for the duration of shifts?

Are sleep-in workers entitled to National Minimum Wage for the duration of shifts?

In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake [2018], the Court of Appeal considered the rate of pay sleep-in workers are entitled to under the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015 (NMWR), when Read more…

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Posted on Nov 13th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson sponsors Brake event on police family liaison after road death and serious injury

Brake road death conference

On Thursday, 8 November, members of Lyons Davidson’s Fatal, Catastrophic Injury and Head Injury teams are attending a conference on Police Family Liaison Following Road Death and Serious Injury in Read more…

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Posted on Nov 8th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Can employers refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if union representatives are unavailable?

Can employers refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if union representatives are unavailable?

Can an employer refuse to reschedule a disciplinary hearing if the employee’s chosen trade union representative is unavailable?  Under statute, yes, in certain circumstances. If the union representative is unable Read more…

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Posted on Oct 30th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Are you sure you’re insured to drive?

Are you sure you’re insured to drive?

Are you sure what your motor insurance policy covers you for? If in doubt, it is always best to check with your insurer before setting off on the road to Read more…

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Posted on Oct 16th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Insurance in brief 2: Civil Liability Bill – where are we now?

Insurance in brief 2: Civil Liability Bill

Welcome to the second edition of the Scotland and Specialist Services division insurance news briefing.  The division, headed by Katherine Howells-Price, incorporates Lyons Davidson Scotland and our specialist defendant teams, Read more…

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Posted on Oct 11th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Conveyancing fraud: who bears the blame?

Conveyancing fraud: who bears the blame?

Should a firm of solicitors who have done nothing wrong be liable to pay compensation to a client who has been the victim of conveyancing fraud? The surprising answer was Read more…

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Posted on Oct 5th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson holds Active for Alzheimer’s charity week

Lyons Davidson holds Active for Alzheimer’s charity week

Between 17 and 21 September 2018, we held our first Active for Alzheimer’s week, five days of activity to raise money for our 2018-19 partner charity the Alzheimer’s Society, held Read more…

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Posted on Oct 2nd, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Insurance in brief: insurance news from Lyons Davidson Scotland and Specialist Services Division

Insurance in brief: insurance news from Lyons Davidson Scotland and Specialist Services Division

This is the first edition of the Scotland and Specialist Services division insurance news briefing.  The division, headed by Katherine Howells-Price, incorporates Lyons Davidson Scotland and our specialist defendant teams, Read more…

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Posted on Sep 13th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Internal investigations and audits: is your business creating a risk it can’t control?

Internal investigations and audits: is your business creating a risk it can’t control?

If your business is exposed to allegations of wrongdoing or threats of litigation, often internal investigations will be necessary to establish the facts and to determine what, if any, exposure Read more…

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Posted on Sep 12th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Head of Family Law wins Legal Expert of the Year Award

Head of Family Law wins Legal Expert of the Year Award (photo via CILEx)

We are very proud to announce that Philippa Morgan, head of Lyons Davidson’s Family Law team, won the Legal Expert of the Year at the CILEx National Awards 2018 on 6 Read more…

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Posted on Sep 10th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

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