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September 4, 2019
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Are our discrimination laws working effectively?

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September 4, 2019
Employment Law

Do you have to ‘blow the whistle’ to be a whistleblower?

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September 4, 2019
Employment Law

Deadline for responding to ‘data subject access requests’ clarified

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September 4, 2019
Employment Law

Is the state pension age in danger of going up again?

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August 1, 2019
Employment Law

IR35 – New obligations for private sector businesses

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August 1, 2019
Employment Law

ACAS report highlights spike in employment law disputes

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August 1, 2019
Employment Law

Limits placed on the rights of agency workers

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August 1, 2019
Employment Law

Are further changes to family-friendly rights on the way?

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July 29, 2019
Litigation

An Update on the Defective Premises Act 1972

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July 15, 2019
Conveyancing

Buying your first home – Deposits, mortgages, and ISAs explained, plus what your conveyancer will do

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June 25, 2019
News

We’ve raised £1,940 for St Catherine’s Hospice during Make a Will Fortnight 2019

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June 25, 2019
Employment Law

Family-friendly rights – are you at risk of a claim?

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June 25, 2019
Employment Law

Discrimination claims prove costly for employers

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June 25, 2019
Employment Law

Are you keeping the right ‘working time’ records?

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June 25, 2019
Employment Law

Should you bring your religious beliefs to work?

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Wills, Trusts and Probate

How having a Will written by a lawyer can prevent probate disputes

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News

Are you missing out on a council tax discount? If you have dementia, Parkinson’s or suffered a stroke or live with someone who does, you could be entitled to a discount

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April 26, 2019
Employment Law

Risk of ‘old’ Employment Tribunal claims reduced

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April 26, 2019
Employment Law

Don’t underestimate the importance of ‘due process’

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April 26, 2019
Employment Law

Employer not responsible for Christmas party injury

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April 26, 2019
Employment Law

Directors personally liable for employment law breach!

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April 10, 2019
Insolvency

What’s happening to the UK high street – and how stevensdrake can help

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Family Law

Reforms to divorce law that mean couples will not have to play the ‘blame game’ are on their way

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stevensdrake is taking part in St Catherine’s Hospice annual Make a Will Fortnight from 13 - 24 May 2019

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Employment Law

Are your ‘leaver’ provisions clear?

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Employment Law

Limits placed on protection afforded to disabled employees

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Employment Law

Is Lorraine Kelly an employee? The tax tribunal says ‘No’!

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Employment Law

Right to suspend - the latest news

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The Spring Statement 2019 has been announced

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March 8, 2019

Legal rights that women have now that they didn’t have 100 years ago

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Have you reported your gender pay gap yet?

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Minimum pension contribution rates on the increase

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Make sure you’re up to date with upcoming rate changes

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Are your record-keeping practices Working Time Directive compliant?

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Landlords, are you ready for the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation Act) 2018?

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Changes to divorce law in the UK could be on their way – ‘No-fault’ divorce could be introduced

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Family Law

The myths surrounding ‘common law marriage’ – where do you legally stand?

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January 29, 2019
Employment Law

How about a 4-day working week?

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January 29, 2019
Employment Law

Are maternity rights going to be extended?

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January 29, 2019
Employment Law

‘Right to work’ checks can now be done online

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January 29, 2019
Employment Law

Government announces improvement in the position of EU nationals

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January 15, 2019
Employment Law

Gig worker disputes keep on coming

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January 15, 2019
Employment Law

Are some employers continuing to compulsorily retire their staff?

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January 15, 2019
Employment Law

New employment law reforms on the way?

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January 15, 2019
Employment Law

Looking for a New Year’s resolution? Why not let us run a training session for you!

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December 12, 2018
Employment Law

Dealing with long-term sickness absence – another complication

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December 12, 2018
Employment Law

Deliveroo workers still on the losing end!

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December 12, 2018
Employment Law

Carrying forward holiday – Is your policy clear?

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December 12, 2018
Employment Law

Did you miss our recent seminar? All is not lost!

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Wills, Trusts and Probate

Here’s one New Year Resolution you can make AND keep!

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stevensdrake remain listed among The Legal 500 for its Insolvency & Corporate Recovery and Debt Recovery services

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October 31, 2018
Employment Law

Whilst we’re on the subject of vicarious liability…

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October 31, 2018
Employment Law

Is an employer responsible for an assault committed by its employee?

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October 31, 2018
Employment Law

#GayCake case – the Supreme Court rules

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October 31, 2018
Employment Law

Employment Law Update Seminar – It’s not too late to book a place

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A round-up of some of the changes from the 2018 Autumn Budget

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October 15, 2018

Creditors will be pleased to know about the decision of the Court of Appeal in Diana Loson V Brett Stack Newlyn PLC

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October 4, 2018
Family Law

Heterosexual couples in England and Wales will be allowed to enter civil partnerships due to law change

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October 1, 2018
Employment Law

Law Commission consulting on changes to the Employment Tribunal system

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October 1, 2018
Employment Law

Does your employment contract say what you think it says?

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October 1, 2018
Employment Law

When is a resignation letter not a resignation letter?

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October 1, 2018
Employment Law

Your invitation to our Employment Law Update Seminar

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September 5, 2018
Employment Law

‘No deal’ Brexit guidance published by DBEIS

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September 5, 2018
Employment Law

Court looks behind ‘Personal Service Company’ arrangement to find employment

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September 5, 2018
Employment Law

Five-month gap doesn’t prevent TUPE transfer

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September 5, 2018
Employment Law

Commons Committee recommends tougher gender pay gap laws

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August 1, 2018
Employment Law

Foster carers aren’t ‘workers’ says Advocate General

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August 1, 2018
Employment Law

Are beliefs protected when you only have one ‘believer’?

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August 1, 2018
Employment Law

Can you sleep and work at the same time? The Court of Appeal suggests not!

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August 1, 2018
Employment Law

Voluntary overtime pay is ‘normal remuneration’ says EAT (again)

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July 10, 2018
Employment Law

Can ‘bank workers’ claim unfair dismissal?

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July 10, 2018
Employment Law

Pimlico Plumbers lose in the Supreme Court

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July 10, 2018
Employment Law

Taxation of termination payments – don’t forget the recent changes!

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July 10, 2018
Employment Law

When can you dismiss for a ‘first offence’?

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June 26, 2018
Wills, Trusts and Probate

stevensdrake raises £1,040 for St Catherine’s Hospice during ‘Make a Will Fortnight’

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June 14, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - Contracts, record keeping and governance (8)

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July 6, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - Rights of the Individual (7)

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May 31, 2018
News

The GDPR is now in force

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May 31, 2018
Employment Law

Yet another loss for the ‘gig economy’

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May 31, 2018
Employment Law

New dress code guidance published by Government Equalities Office

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May 31, 2018
Employment Law

Dismissing a teacher for showing pupils a horror movie is disability discrimination

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May 31, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - The Right to Access Personal Data (6/8)

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May 24, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - The Right to be informed (5/8)

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May 17, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - Legitimate Interests (4/8)

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May 11, 2018
News

Proud to be Supporting Local Youth Football

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May 10, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? - Obtaining Consent as a lawful basis for processing data (3/8)

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May 3, 2018
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Are you ready for GDPR? - Do I have a lawful basis for processing personal data? (2/8)

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May 2, 2018
Employment Law

When is notice of dismissal deemed to take effect?

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May 2, 2018
Employment Law

Bereavement leave and pay is one step closer

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May 2, 2018
Employment Law

“Inaction is not agreement”, says Court of Appeal

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May 2, 2018
Employment Law

Discrimination claim relating to ‘shared parental leave’ fails

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April 26, 2018
News

Are you ready for GDPR? A series of Briefing Notes on the arrival of The General Data Protection Regulations

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April 9, 2018
News

stevensdrake named as a finalist for Law Firm of the Year!

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April 5, 2018
Employment Law

'Bumping' in redundancies – the ‘cut-throat’ defence

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April 5, 2018
Employment Law

Pregnancy-related dismissals – timing is everything!

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April 5, 2018
Employment Law

Employment Tribunal claims on the increase

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April 5, 2018
Employment Law

Do you need a ‘GDPR privacy notice’?

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April 3, 2018
Insolvency

Director liabilities in their Company’s Insolvency

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March 27, 2018
News

This year’s “Make a Will Fortnight” in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice will run from Monday 14th May to Friday 25th May

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March 22, 2018
Commercial property

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard regulations for Commercial Properties, it’s all about MEE(S)!

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