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compensation payments for work place assults

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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Builder in yellow t shitrt, building a wall out of breeze block

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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Breach of contract employment legal advice

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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The importance of using a solicitor to help with compensation cases.

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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European Court of Justice ruling on obesity as a disability

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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Is being told not to speak your own language at work discriminatory?
Consultation paper on the higher rates of SDLT for second properties

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

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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Is it fair to dismiss an employee for two year old comments made on Facebook?

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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The Family Court could and will penalise litigants in person if their conduct is deemed inappropriate, always use a solicitor.

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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