Practice Notes: Employment

Osborne confirms increase in qualification period for unfair dismissal claims

Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed an increase in the qualification period for unfair dismissal claims from one to two years in a speech to the Conser

03 Oct 2011

Mosley to fight on for prior-notification requirement

Max Mosley will continue to push for changes to privacy laws after failing to have his case against News of the World and the UK heard by the grand chamber

28 Sep 2011

Update: health and safety

Zahra Nanji explores several cases on employers

19 Sep 2011

Further accommodation for religious conscience is unacceptable, says society

The Equality and Human Rights Commission should not intervene in the European Court of Human Rights in support of claimants in religious discrimination cas

14 Sep 2011

Update: immigration

Jane Coker considers cases on students appealing points based system decisions and takes a look at rights o

12 Sep 2011

Conveyancing, family and private client dominate legal complaints

Conveyancing, family and private client work dominated the complaints investigated by the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) in the first six months since it opened in

18 Jul 2011

Stifling the debate

The principle that the law should be the same for all has been challenged by doctors and science commentators who say they have been unfairly targeted by o

18 Jul 2011

Update: crime

Ian Harris and David Birrell consider the new sentencing guidelines for assault, the criminal lifestyle provisions, hearsay in confiscation hearings and th

04 Jul 2011

Roaming charges

Can mobile phone records really offer your defendant a get out of jail free card? Duncan Campbel

04 Jul 2011

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