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18 October 2018 Anti - Slavery Day

Research published this summer by the Home Office estimates that modern slavery costs the UK as much as £4.3 billion every year. Every instance of these crimes costs approximately £330,000 in support, lost earnings and law enforcement, second only to homicide.

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15 October 2018 Changes to Immigration Rules

The government have announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules

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15 October 2018 Liability for the actions of your employees

Vicarious liability is where employers are considered to be legally responsible for the acts or ommissions of their employees. The case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited is the latest in a series of cases that appear to continue to widen the circumstances in which vicarious liability will be held to apply.

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11 October 2018 The duty of the A&E receptionist: an analysis of the recent Supreme Court Decision in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

In a far reaching and highly significant decision the Supreme Court upheld the Claimant’s appeal in the controversial case on whether an A&E receptionist owed a duty of care to a patient to provide accurate information about waiting times.

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10 October 2018 Supreme Court rules no discrimination in 'gay cake' case

The Supreme Court in Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd was asked to consider whether a refusal to make a cake in support of gay marriage amounted to discrimination because of sexual orientation, religious belief or political opinion.

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8 October 2018 British Citizenship Reforms

There are a number of different ways to apply for British Citizenship depending on your circumstances, however all applicants must demonstrate their knowledge of English and must pass the “Life in the UK Test”.

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5 October 2018 Injunction granted to doctor on restricted duties

The High Court has granted an injunction to a doctor on restricted duties, requiring the defendant NHS Trust to lift the restriction and allow him to return to full time work.

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5 October 2018 Apps for Apple will need GDPR compliant privacy policies - update yours now!

From this week - if you want to continue to offer your app via the apple store you’re going to need to have a GDPR compliant privacy policy in place.

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1 October 2018 Law Commission to consult on Employment Law Hearing Structures


The Law Commission has launched a consultation on Employment Law Hearing Structures to consider the jurisdiction of the employment tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and the civil courts in employment and discrimination matters.

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20 September 2018 Parental bereavement bill receives Royal Assent

An Act that will give all employed parents a statutory right to two weeks’ paid leave if they lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth from 24 weeks of pregnancy has received Royal Assent.

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