Disability discrimination and relying on occupational health reports

Fundamentally, employers will always – to some extent at least – need to rely upon the knowledge of others when deciding how to act in relation to employees with disabilities. Read more…

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Posted on Oct 22nd, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Dismissal for capability

The question of when an employee with a long-term disability related absence can be dismissed for capability is always a difficult one for employers and involves a careful balancing act Read more…

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Posted on Oct 15th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: Chancel Repair Liability – you may have to pay for parish church stability

Buying your new home is an exciting time but no client has ever been excited by the legal process that goes with it. However, it’s important to be aware of Read more…

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Posted on Oct 11th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Discrimination arising from disability: problems of oversimplifying S15 Equality Act claims

Comments on the case of Department of Work & Pensions v Elaine Robinson: UKEAT/0021/19/BA Discrimination arising from a disability under section 15 of the Equality Act can at times appear Read more…

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Posted on Oct 8th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

UN International Day of Older Persons

UN's International Day of older persons' 60+ counts logo

According to the Office for National Statistics, in 50 years’ time it is anticipated that there will be an additional 8.2 million people aged 65+ in the UK. This is Read more…

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Posted on Oct 1st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Employment status update: the right to substitute

Employment status is currently a true hot-button topic for consideration. The Uber and Deliveroo cases, along with Pimlico Plumbers, have raised the question now, more so than ever, as to Read more…

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Posted on Oct 1st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: cyclists 15 times more likely to be injured on the roads

We’re all being encouraged nowadays to to go for healthier, more sustainable travel methods. As a consequence, the number of cyclists on Britain’s roads is increasing. However, with this increase Read more…

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Posted on Sep 26th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Positive discrimination, proportionality and justification

In Z & Anor, R (On the Application Of) v London Borough of Hackney & Anor [2019] EWCA Civ 1099, the Court of Appeal upheld the divisional court’s decision that, Read more…

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Posted on Sep 24th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson nominated at Family Law Awards 2019

Finalist badges for Family Law Awards: Law firm of the year - South and Chartered Legal Executive

We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in two categories for the LexisNexis Family Law Awards 2019. The awards were launched nine years ago, in order to recognise Read more…

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Posted on Sep 17th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson wins CILEx Large Law Firm of the Year Award

We’re thrilled to announce that we are the winners of the CILEx Large Law Firm of the Year Award, announced at a special ceremony at Madame Tussaud’s in London last Read more…

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Posted on Sep 11th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

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