Monthly Archives: May 2016

No Heels Required? Keeping Your Workplace Dress Code Within the Law

In light of recent headlines regarding Nicola Thorp, a receptionist sent home from work without pay after refusing to wear high heels, many employers may be looking to review the dress code requirements they set for their staff.  Ms Thorp’s … Continue reading

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No Longer A Frolic Of His Own

The Supreme Court gave a landmark judgment in the case of Mohamud v W M Morrison Supermarkets Plc recently when it extended the law on vicarious liability.  Vicarious liability refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the … Continue reading

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How to achieve ‘vacant possession’?

Should you care? If you are a tenant of commercial property with a break clause which is conditional on giving the landlord vacant possession at midnight on the break date then you will care very much. If the exercise of … Continue reading

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Galling season for Van Gaal; Employment rights for Football’s top Managers

After being eliminated from both the Champions League and the Europa League, plus their recent failure to beat West Ham, Manchester United are on the cusp of failing to qualify for the Champions League after United’s destiny was taken out … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Understating The Value Of Your Claim

The dramatic increase in court fees last year has resulted in fears that access to justice is being restricted.  One of the consequences of this is that some claims (particularly high value personal injury claims) are being issued with lower … Continue reading

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Non-competition clauses might stifle innovation?

A recent government press release from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (DBIS) has pledged to act on non-competition and non-solicitation clauses (restrictive covenants) that could be stifling British innovation.  The press release is also a call for evidence … Continue reading

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