A dispute over alleged harassment by the Daily Mail has given rise to some guidance to all civil litigators on the procedure from applying for permission to appeal from a lower court.
Employers and Judges are confused over how the ‘right to work’ legislation – a key part of Theresa May’s hostile environment policy – actually works.
After 7 years of litigation, a plumber has won a legal battle over his employment status and has been recognised as a ‘worker’ entitled to a raft of basic employment rights. This Supreme Court case is the latest in a line of gig economy cases against large employers and holds significance for many in UK workplaces.
A lawyer’s duty to assist the court may require them to correct their opponent’s misunderstandings, according to a controversial High Court judgment in a breach of contract claim.
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Unlike other gig economy employers, Deliveroo does not currently have to pay National Minimum Wage, holiday pay or sick pay to its riders (or ‘Roos’). But that position may be set to change.
Lawyers should ensure that their clients are not caught out by quiet amendments to the First-tier Tribunal procedure rules, that make an already tight deadline for permission to appeal applications even tighter in immigration and asylum cases.