19th February, 2021
What the Uber Supreme Court ruling means for workers’ rights and the gig economy
The decision in Uber vs Aslam is likely to have wide-ranging implications for Uber and other businesses that engage people under self-employed arrangements, writes our partner Lynsey Howes.
17th January, 2021
Gender-fluid and non-binary workers are protected under Equality Act, following Jaguar Land Rover judgment
Employers must guard against gender reassignment discrimination in the workplace as soon as an employee begins their journey of transition, writes Hamers partner Lynsey Howes
15th January, 2021
Remote Will Signing
When preparing a Will, there are various requirements which must be met in order for the Will to be valid.
18th December, 2020
Changes to the furlough scheme, when to claim payments and when it will end
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until April 2021, but important changes to the rules will affect how and when businesses can claim furlough payments, writes Hamers Partner Lynsey Howes.
17th December, 2020
Can age discrimination be defended when you need to balance the books?
The Court of Appeal has made a sensible ruling on the “costs plus” principle, following an indirect age discrimination case brought against the Secretary of State for Justice, writes Hamers Partner Lynsey Howes.
14th December, 2020
What is a UK Notary Public and when will you need one?
Whether you are buying or selling property abroad, conducting business in a foreign country or require powers of attorney or a child’s consent to travel, a Notary Public can ensure your legal documents will be accepted, writes Senior Solicitor and Notary Public Stephen Walker.