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Morrisons liable for assault by employee

Amjid Khan worked in a Morrisons petrol station in Birmingham. Ahmed Mohamud asked Mr Khan whether he could print out some …

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The Party Wall Act Explained!

The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 is a legislative framework intended to prevent or resolve disputes in relation to party walls, party …

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Can a Demotion Constitute a Fundamental Breach of Trust and Confidence?

In the case of British Airways Plc v Higgins 2015 the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision …

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Why solicitors don’t mend cars

If my car breaks down I have the number of a breakdown recovery service in my phone. A very sensible precaution and one which …

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Can Obesity be a Disability?

It may be surprising for some you to learn that obesity can qualify as a disability if it prevents a worker from being able to …

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Higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax from April 2016

Following on from the announcement of the increase in stamp duty for the purchase of a second property, a consultation paper …

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Break down the stigma surrounding mental health

Cygnet Health releases a film “Unlabelled” to help tackle the issue. Many of our clients who have had no choice but to go through …

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Be aware when posting on social media...

Is it fair to dismiss an employee for two year old comments made on Facebook, which the employee claimed were untrue?

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Litigants in person must act in a reasonable and fair manner

The Family Court could and will penalise litigants in person if their conduct is deemed inappropriate. In recent months and years …

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