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Supreme Court plumber Judgment, reinforces rules on employment status case

The Supreme Court has delivered its Judgment in the important and long running case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith. This is the latest in a series of…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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When is a contract written in stone?

Andrew Cromby, Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers whether the terms of any contract can truly be said to be fixed.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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What are the implications of the GDPR for the retail sector?

In this era of personalised communication strategies and targeted online marketing, radical changes to data protection laws have huge implications for…


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Weightmans keeps up London pace with top corporate hire

National law firm Weightmans has appointed a top corporate lawyer as the firm’s recruitment drive continues to gather pace.

Oliver Harker
Oliver Harker Partner

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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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Employers vicariously liable for data breach

Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: Uber loses appeal in landmark employment rights case

Global taxi company Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers, rather than self-employed.

Lee Rogers
Lee Rogers Associate

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Uber drivers are workers, confirms EAT

The EAT has confirmed that drivers for Uber are not ‘self-employed’ service providers but are engaged as workers by the company

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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