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Afghan Citizen’s Resettlement Scheme (ACRS)

Recent developments have seen the extremist group, the Taliban, seize control of Afghanistan which has left many families and citizens internally displaced and fleeing the country for safety. In August 2021, the UK Government announced the Afghan Citizen’s Resettlement Scheme (ACRS) which will provide protection in the UK to those

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Dobson v North Cumbria NHS Trust: the childcare disparity. The EAT has held that women have greater childcare responsibilities. What does this mean for employers?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Dobson v North Cumbria NHS Trust ruled that women still have a greater burden of childcare than men (“the childcare disparity”) and a Tribunal could and should continue to rely on this knowledge as fact (without it needing to be proven by the Claimant).

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Jennifer Sole, Partner in our Employment Team, manages national Employment Tribunals survey which reveals that the system is at breaking point

The survey, commissioned by the Employment Lawyers Association (‘ELA’) has revealed that the Employment Tribunal system is crumbling under a chronically underfunded system, and is in such a poor state that it now threatens access to justice for workers and employers. The Tribunal system is described as functioning at a

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Damages awarded in broken foot injury claim

Curzon Green secured substantial damages for their client following a final ‘Stage 3’ hearing in a personal injury claim. The Claimant had suffered a fractured metatarsal following a tripping accident at a private members club. The club’s insurers admitted liability at an early stage, however there was some distance between

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No-Fault Divorce – File Now or Wait Till Later?

For a number of years, professionals have been campaigning to remove the need to place blame on one party when seeking a divorce or dissolution. On 26 June 2020, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill gained Royal assent, signalling one of the biggest family law reforms in the last 50

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Settlement reached in clinical negligence claim against the NHS

Lee Silk and Victoria Simon recently secured a successful settlement for their client acting in a clinical negligence claim against an NHS Trust. Our client was mobile, largely independent and in relatively good health prior to being admitted to hospital to have hip surgery. Our client is elderly and the

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Employment Update 2021: A Third National Lockdown and new Government support introduced for affected businesses and employees

Employment Update 2021: A Third National Lockdown and new Government support introduced for affected businesses and employees   Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of a further national lockdown for England last week, the Chancellor has announced that the Government will be implementing additional grants and extensions of existing schemes to help support businesses and protect jobs as a result of

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