In this article, we identify the five important developments of 2020 HR and Employment law, and how these are likely to affect both workers and employers rights.
The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 – SI 2018/1230 come into force on 21 December 2018. This article considers what this means for current and future projects.
The Government has published a consultation on establishing a new court dedicated to housing.
We have become aware of a fraud being perpetrated which involves fraudsters, purporting to be bailiffs with a lawful warrant, attending the premises of an organisation and seeking to seize goods to satisfy an unpaid debt.
Phillip Hammond’s third budget as Chancellor, announced to the House of Commons yesterday, has confirmed that there will be no new PFI projects.
Devonshires has been instructed by a private investor who has been scammed by an FCA regulated FX trader during the sale of £1 million of Bitcoins.
In March 2018, Sir Terence Etherton identified that permission to appeal applications made by litigants in person (“LiPs”) in the civil division of the Court of Appeal stood at 42% of all applications for the 12 months ending 31 January 2018.
In public and commercial situations there is an almost infinite variety of inquiries or investigations that might be carried out when something has, or is perceived to have, gone wrong.
Rapid changes in technology are creating new vulnerabilities for fraudsters to exploit but it is often the simplest frauds that can cost companies thousands of pounds or more.
The decision in Eales v Havering London Borough Council reinforces that an Equality Act defence must fail where no causal link between the disability and the behaviour is clearly established.