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19 February 2020 Meat-free expenses claims

Some schools have hit the headlines this week for their decisions to offer only vegetarian meals. But would a similar approach extend to the workplace?

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17 February 2020 Can employees bring a claim when they are in breach of their contract?

Can an employee, who has been in breach of their contract in the past, successfully bring a claim for breach of contract by their employer following their dismissal?

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17 February 2020 Developments overlooking other land are not a nuisance

Developers received welcome confirmation from the Court of Appeal this month that ‘overlooking’ (providing a view into another’s property) does not constitute a nuisance or invasion of privacy.

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14 February 2020 National minimum wage – naming and shaming

The government has confirmed that it will be reintroducing its policy of “Naming and Shaming” those employers who fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.

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12 February 2020 Should heading the ball be banned in football?

A report by experts from the University of Glasgow looking at deaths caused by neurodegenerative disease in former professional footballers in Scotland.

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5 February 2020 Predicting the future (and getting it wrong); when a bankrupt’s bad deal can’t be undone

Good news for personal insolvency practitioners, the High Court appears to have closed the door to claims by bankrupts seeking to recover pension contributions made via Income Payments Agreements.

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4 February 2020 How might driverless cars impact real estate?

One year ago, the Department for Transport targeted 2021 for having connected and automated vehicles on UK roads.

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3 February 2020 Do you collect personal data from children, whether deliberately or by accident? If so you’d better read this…

If you provide goods or services online that might be of interest to children then you’re going to want to go through the ICO’s “Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice” - a code requiring minimum standards of any online service aimed (or which is likely to interest) children.

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29 January 2020 Migration changes ahead?

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has now published its report into two commissions – the first on whether a points-based system is the way forward, and the second on the appropriate level of any salary thresholds included.

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27 January 2020 Parental bereavement leave and pay

Draft Regulations has now been published in respect of ‘Jack’s Law’, giving bereaved employed parents and those with parental responsibility the right to two weeks’ leave following the death of a child under 18 (including stillbirths after 24 weeks of pregnancy).

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