This week our Employment Team are bringing you a helpful roundup of the recent ‘gig economy’ cases on employment status, which remains a tricky area of law. Recently, the unexpected growth of the gig economy has resulted in employment tribunals being forced to revisit the issue of employment status in a more unconventional employment setting.
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Short answer – yes! In the last decade, we have seen a surge in automation – from self-checkouts and delivery by drones, to robots fixing, lifting and handling multiple tasks in production plants, and robust software in the financial sector.
Leaving a job or reducing staff has never been an easy task. But with 2017 approaching fast, employers and employees are looking to make changes for the New Year. But why over Christmas?
Everyone knows that when making a Will it is vitally important to use clear and unambiguous language. Many a homemade Will has failed to do what is intended due to the use of wrong wording.
Unfortunately the accusation of using improper words cannot just be targeted at the layman as a recent case has shown (The Royal Society v Robinson (2015)).
As a parent, and even as a future parent, we’ve all had the same thought: who is going to watch over my child when I’m no longer here?
Nuptial agreements are made between couples to set out how their property and finances will be dealt with if they were to separate. They can be made either before the marriage/civil partnership (“pre- nuptial agreements”) or during the marriage/civil partnership (“post- nuptial agreements”). Each nuptial agreement is personal to the individuals who enter into it.
Did you know? The number of working-age adults living with autism increases every year, and yet according to a study carried out by The National Autistic Society (NAS), only 1 in 6 people with autism are in full-time work!
Prime Minister Theresa May announced last week that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty will be invoked next year. But, until the Brexit wheels are put into motion and formal negotiations commence, the uncertainty continues to loom upon us.
Think of the person sitting next to you, the one that just walked past, or even the member of staff from that coffee shop you visit every day, who hands you your coffee with a beaming smile.