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News 9 out 2020
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 UK has seen us ranked as a ‘top-tier firm’ in nine practice areas.
Article 28 set 2020
Vicarious liability and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: how important is it to identify employment status?
Employers, from SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) to large corporations, are in uncertain times. COVID-19 has undoubtedly been at the forefront of the minds of most and has, unsurprisingly, been the most pressing issue for many employers during the last six months.
Article 3 set 2020
The list of well-known Australian businesses who have been recently accused of underpaying their employees seems endless: Qantas, Coles, Target, Woolworths, Bunnings, Dominos, Subway, ABC and others. These are the more notable businesses. There are many more who been accused, correctly, of underpayments, and many notable, and less notable, businesses have been subject to proceedings, adverse findings and civil penalties.
News 2 set 2020
The Australian arm of global insurance and litigation law firm Kennedys today announced the promotion of 10 lawyers to new senior roles, in the largest-ever group of promotions for the firm in Australia in a single year.
Article 26 ago 2020
The crisis has raised questions around whether firms can ask for information on symptoms and diagnoses, and whether they can store this data. Amanda Beaumont advises.
Article 20 ago 2020
With one in seven of the UK population believed to have some sort of neurodivergence such as Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome or ADHD, there are some very important considerations for employers, which have been brought into even sharper focus since the pandemic.
Report 28 jul 2020
We take a look at the changing practice of business throughout this period via the lens of our global corporate and commercial practice areas. We also consider the way forward for organisations in this ‘new normal’.
Article 24 jul 2020
On 27 April 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the availability of new death in service benefits for eligible NHS and social care staff providing vital frontline work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Article 9 jul 2020
Article 25 jun 2020
General duties placed on employers in respect of health and safety also apply to any decision to re-open the office.