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New Practice Direction 55C introduced to Civil Procedure Rules 1998 to provide for temporary modification of Part 55 between September 2020 and March 2021
T-minus 45 days
The end of the furlough scheme may mean the start of collective consultation for some
Measures to protect Tenant’s from the impact of Covid-19 due to expire
Family Businesses and divorce
Recent case underlines the dire consequences of losing perspective, sense and reason when litigating family disputes.
No fault? No problem!
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed at a second reading by MPs in the House of Commons on Monday 8 June
“Covid Secure” Workplace
Every employer has a broad legal obligation to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of its employees.
Annual General Meetings
Charity Commission issues guidance for charity trustees around postponement or cancellation of AGMs
Charities reminded of the requirement for The Charity Commission to authorise charity proceedings by Order
COVID-19 and Data Protection
Coronavirus email scams rife with cybercriminals preying on mounting virus concerns to extort information
Charities and Fundraising Activities
Social distancing and self isolation make it difficult for charities to proactively fundraise and hold fundraising events as a result of the current pandemic
Carry on Camping (Pods)?
Planning Inspectorate decision highlights that camping pods can't always be treated as equivalent to tents, caravans and mobile homes on holiday campsites
Veganism is a philosophical belief
Recent employment tribunal’s decision rules that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief and is therefore protected by the Equality Act
Stress Awareness in the Workplace
Employers have a ‘duty of care’ towards all employees which includes taking measures to prevent them suffering from excessive stress in their jobs