Month: May 2022

Instilling a culture of productivity in your legal practice

Covid has had a major impact on legal services. It has seen increased digitalisation across the profession and instilled the need for law firms to be more productive. In just two years there has been twenty years’ worth of modernisation. The most important step change for the next ten years will be understanding that a lawyer’s […]

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Changes to right to work checks – take steps to prepare now

In recent weeks, the Government has announced changes to the ways in which employers can perform ‘right to work’ checks. In response to the news, there have been various press reports warning employers that these changes will be ‘costly’ for employers at a time when many businesses are already struggling to cope with increasing costs. […]

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Are employees entitled to be paid for the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday?

To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Friday 3 June 2022 will be an extra Bank Holiday, with the late May Bank Holiday moved to Thursday 2 June. This additional day will create a four-day weekend for most people, but not everyone, as it depends how their contract of employment is worded and the days they […]

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Abuse of position of trust and sexual offences

The Channel 5 drama “The Teacher” explores sexual abuse in the context of the teacher/pupil relationship, sparking a renewed public interest in the abuse of position of trust crimes. Furthermore, the launch of the anonymous survivor website Everyone’s Invited has highlighted a large number of potential cases of alleged sexual abuse in schools across the […]

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