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Age Appropriate Design Code for websites aimed at children

On 2 September 2020, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), Age Appropriate Design Code (the Code), a statutory code of practice, came into force with a transitional period of one year...
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Do not gamble with your consumer terms and conditions

For companies conducting business online, the judgment in the recent case of Green v Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd t/a Betfred (Green v Betfred) serves as a stark reminder for them to...
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Government announces consultation on extending flexible working rights

Since March 2020, the majority of employers have had to consider flexible working arrangements in order to enable their business to continue to operate during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Many employees...
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Hybrid Working

A recent BBC poll indicated that 70% of the people polled believed that workers would not return to the office full time after the coronavirus pandemic. The majority of workers...
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This week is ‘Remember a Charity Week’

‘Remember A Charity Week’ aims to raise awareness of the benefits of leaving a financial gift to charitable causes in your Will and this year runs from 6 - 12...
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COVID-19 TESTING

Since 16 August 2021 individuals are no longer required to self-isolate if they have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination, which means employers are considering alternative precautions they can...
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Employment Law Update – July 2021

In this update we will be discussing: Workplace considerations in relation to the end of Coronavirus restrictions in England; ACAS Guidance on Hybrid Working; Potential new rules in relation to...
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Judge Refuses Angelina Jolie’s Evidence In Custody Proceedings With Brad Pitt

It has been reported that actress Angelina Jolie has criticised the judge handling her custody dispute with husband, Brad Pritt, regarding their five children aged, 17, 16, 14 and 12....
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Long COVID: is it a disability and what do employers need to know?

It was announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) earlier this year that an estimated 1 in 10 people who have had COVID-19 continue to experience symptoms...
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Are your employees going back to the office? Home working considerations for employers

Many employees have been working primarily from home since last March.  Currently, people who can work from home are still advised to do so.  However, that is likely to change...
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Coronavirus Update for Employers – April 2021

A. Updates and reminders regarding the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) The Government extended the CJRS as part of the Spring Budget. New guidance has now been issued by the...
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IR35 and Off Payroll Working: What’s Next?

Preparation and changes from 6 April 2021 From 6 April 2021 the Government has made changes to the IR35 tax regime, designed to prevent tax-avoidance of contractors by the use...