Communicating a dismissal

The requirements when communicating a dismissal were looked at by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the recent case of Sandal v Adecco [2016]. Overall, the EAT found for the Read more…

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Posted on Feb 14th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Car insurance and property damage

It is easy to think about car insurance only in relation to motorway pile ups or collisions on roundabouts. However, there are many other ways in which a vehicle can Read more…

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Posted on Feb 1st, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

The risks of driving without car insurance

Mike Smalley, Manager of Lyons Davidson’s in-house Investigation Team looks at the consequences of uninsured driving, including fines and scrapping of vehicles. There was a chaotic night on the roads Read more…

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Posted on Feb 1st, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson attends road safety event at House of Commons

Lyons Davidson’s Emma Saville and Craig Butler attended an evening reception for Brake, the road safety charity, at the Commons Terrace Marquee at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, 25 Read more…

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Posted on Jan 27th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson’s Catastrophic Injury Service supports Young Carers Awareness Day

Lyons Davidson’s Catastrophic Injury Service is supporting Young Carers Awareness Day today, 26 January 2017. It is reported that there are 700,000 young carers in the UK. Some of these Read more…

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Posted on Jan 26th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson mentors Leeds law students

On Tuesday, 17 January, Lyons Davidson’s Leeds office held an ice-breaker session with our own mentors and students from Notre Dame Sixth Form College, with which it has a longstanding Read more…

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Posted on Jan 18th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

The Uber case: is a pool driver self-employed or a worker?

An Employment Tribunal considered this question recently and confirmed that an Uber pool driver is a worker within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act 1996 s.230(3)(b). This question determines Read more…

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Posted on Jan 17th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Tinnitus: the view of an ENT expert and a successful tinnitus claim

Lyons Davidson hosted a training day in Bristol in November, which included an informative presentation from Priy Silva, a leading ear, nose and throat surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals. Mr Read more…

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Posted on Dec 29th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Company that failed to advise about minimum security standards needed for insurance must pay damages

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In RR Securities & Ors v Towergate Underwriting Group Ltd [2016], the claimant, RR Securities Ltd, was awarded damages against insurance broker Towergate Underwriting Group Ltd (the defendant), on the basis Read more…

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Posted on Dec 28th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Inadmissibility of settlement offers under section 111a Employment Rights Act 1996

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‘How can I resolve my dispute with this employee without ending up in an Employment Tribunal?’ This is a question that often vexes employers.  One worry is that offers and Read more…

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Posted on Dec 13th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson