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Case law update: December 2018

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd – Employer held liable for managing director’s violent conduct The Court of Appeal has found a company vicariously liable for the violent conduct of its managing director at a Christmas party where the attack left an employee severely disabled.

New IR35 rules for contractors in the private sector from 6 April 2020

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment New IR35 changes due to take effect in the private sector from 6 April 2020 will have a significant impact on businesses that engage consultants or contractors via intermediary companies (either directly or through an agency). Affected employers will need to plan for these changes well in advance. Following a […]

Ethnicity pay gap reporting

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment Mandatory pay gap reporting on grounds of ethnicity (similar to gender pay gap reporting) could be on the horizon. In line with a manifesto commitment, the Government has published a consultation paper on introducing mandatory pay gap reporting on ethnicity grounds. The consultation comes on the heels of the Government’s […]

Government considering reintroducing employment tribunal fees

By David Smedley, Andrew Rayment It has been reported that the Government is considering reintroducing employment tribunal fees. No specific details have been provided but the Ministry of Justice has said that it is confident that a fee system can be found which does not deny claimants access to justice (the reason the original fee regime was […]

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Firms co-operate in marketing drive

More than 25 firms have joined the Solicitor Trust co-operative marketing campaign and another 150 are “seriously considering” whether on not to join, say the Bournemouth-based organisers. Up to 200 participating practices will have their exclusive area for responses to a u10,000 per week national press advertising campaign for personal investment and legal advice.

Accidents waiting to happen

NHS risk management is often more concerned with budgets than clinical risks to patients. Arnold Simanowitz reports When risk management consultants, involved in the NHS, talk about risk management they invariably mean risk to the hospital or trust. The driving force behind the development of the practice, which started many years ago in the US, […]

Budget gives City firms leg-up

CITY firms and their partners are most likely to benefit from the budget, which has created new areas of financial services work and greater flexibility on private pensions pay-outs. Private client lawyers may also benefit by advising on tax changes, but high street firms may gain little from what has been a cautious budget. Venture […]

Lovell White Durrant

LOVELL White Durrant senior partner Cavan Taylor met US ambassador William Crowe at a Lancaster House reception hosted by environment secretary John Gummer MP. Lovell’s environmental partner, Michael Gallimore, also attended the event, which the firm sponsored. The firm is developing closer links with the 125 international companies from around the world who sent representatives.

Lawyers host US exchange party

Nine US judges and lawyers are to meet nine of their UK counterparts on 11 September as part of an ongoing exchange scheme. Master of the Rolls Sir Thomas Bingham will lead the welcoming party. The two sides will discuss the appointment and training of judges, judicial control and alternative dispute resolution. A UK delegation […]

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