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The Chancellor’s eagerly anticipated Budget has been announced this afternoon. The 3 main employment-related takeaways are: The furlough scheme will continue until September, with no change of terms. After July, businesses will be asked for a 10% contribution, rising to 20% in August and September. Support for the self-employed will also continue until September. The […]

According to the Global Legal Post, the London lateral hiring market remained buoyant last year despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the present climate, partners may be reflecting on their position in their current firm, particularly if their firm has struggled to weather the storm during the pandemic, or where the firm […]

In December last year, the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down its judgment in Steer v Stormsure Ltd UKEAT/0216/20/AT (V) which held that the failure of Parliament to grant a right to claim interim relief in claims of discrimination/victimisation dismissals was incompatible with Articles 6 and 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”).

When a partner proposes to move from one firm to another, the process is rarely as simple as firms and partners might first assume. Depending on whether it is the new hiring firm, the current firm or the lateral partner themselves, there will often be a myriad of competing legal, practical and tactical factors and […]

England is currently enduring a third national lockdown that has been in operation since 6 January 2021. On 27 January the Prime Minister announced that the current measures will remain in place at least until 8 March, after which date the “economic and social restrictions” may be eased.

England is currently enduring a third national lockdown that has been in operation since 6 January 2021. On 27 January the Prime Minister announced that the current measures will remain in place at least until 8 March, after which date the “economic and social restrictions” may be eased.

There is nothing new about an employer’s duty of care toward its employees, but the call to action with regards to looking out for signs of domestic abuse has become necessary; it is not, perhaps, immediately apparent to most employers that this is part of the statutory duty of care.

It is legal directory submission time again, the most important PR exercise of the year for firms and individual lawyers.  Practices are built, promotions secured, and opportunities gifted on the back of legal directory rankings. And the person who holds the pen in those submissions, holds the career of colleagues and the future leadership diversity […]

What does the Brexit Trade Deal mean for Legal Services?

Two vaccinations against COVID-19 have now been rolled out in the UK in order to help it to return to some form of normality. According to the NHS the two, which have been developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca, will require each individual to have two doses, with the final one due to take place 12 […]