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"Have you had a data breach in the last six years?"

Solicitors and Claims Management Companies advertising for personal injury claims are out of touch - these days, a privacy breach is the new 'claim…

Mark Brenlund
Mark Brenlund Partner

When court and classroom meet

As a new school year gets underway, teachers and management staff may unwittingly find themselves involved in disputes between separated parents.

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Associate

Managing sickness absence: five top tips

The CIPD has published its annual Absence Management Survey report. The survey suggests that many line managers are ill-equipped to manage staff…

Mandy Higgins
Mandy Higgins Partner

Duty of care, negligence and assumption of responsibility

When the Supreme Court reconvene for the Michaelmas term in October, public bodies will be keenly awaiting the judgments in...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

Handling grievances - 5 handy tips

It is important for an organisation to have an effective grievance procedure which allows staff to raise issues within the workplace in a way which…

Dealing with complaints of sexual harassment – a 5 step approach

Sexual harassment has hit the headlines in recent months and research suggests that harassment is still prevalent in workplaces across the UK.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Forum shopping in asbestos claims | Inner House of the Court of Session overturns decision

In March this year Lord Tyre was asked to determine a dispute over the applicable law in an asbestos claim. The pursuers argued that it was Scots law,…

UK Government’s “no deal” guidance papers

Today saw the release of the first tranche of the UK Government’s Guidance papers (“the Guidance papers”) focusing on how individuals and businesses…

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Associate

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