Category: Legal

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Zero hours contracts continue to rise

There has been considerable media coverage about zero hours contracts in recent times.  Indeed, the Labour Party’s manifesto for this year’s General Election included a pledge to ban zero hours contracts. A Labour Force survey conducted...

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Can claimants claim ET fees if their union paid?

It was blogged here that a successful claimant employee should expect to recover the fees he or she paid from the Respondent to make their claim at the Employment Tribunal (Vladimir Portnykh v Nomura...

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Solicitor’s duty to client to explain risks

The High Court considered in Kandola v Mirza Solicitors LLP [2015] EWHC 460 whether the risks involved in a transaction had been adequately explained to client in a professional negligence action. While the High...

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How reasonable does a reasonable investigation have to be?

In Shrestha v Genesis Housing Association Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 94, the Court of Appeal held that the reasonableness of an investigation leading to a gross misconduct dismissal as a whole was the test that...