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Monthly Archive

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 100 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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LawCareers.Net Awards 2017

A link to our facebook page and an article about the results of the LawCareers.Net awards: https://www.facebook.com/CurzonGreenSolicitors/photos/a.943596399081757.1073741825.297832360324834/1310254... read more..

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Dr Day v Health Education England

Better protection for whistleblowers? Appeal upheld in Dr Day -v- Health Education England The highly anticipated Court of Appeal Judgment in Dr Day -v- Health Education England has today been ha... read more..

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Taylor Wimpey Leasehold Dispute

National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has apologised to home buyers this week after growing criticism of its policy, between 2007 and 2011, of selling new build houses as leasehold properties. This mean... read more..

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Update on the Workplace High Heels Debate

Further to our article of 3 April, the Government has rejected the petition started by Nicola Thorp that called for new law regarding workplace dress codes. The Government stated that “scope for... read more..

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Clarity for Indirect Discrimination

Steven Organ looks at a recent judgment of the Supreme Court and its effect on the law of indirect discrimination. read more..

Discrimination
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Dismissals for Some Other Substantial Reason (SOSR)

There are five potentially fair reasons for dismissal. They are conduct, capability, redundancy, breach of a statutory duty or restriction, and  "some other substantial reason of a kind a read more..

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The Employment Team grows

We are pleased to announce that Lauren McLaughlin has joined Curzon Green Solicitors as an Associate. Lauren will be based at our London office working exclusively in the Employment department. ... read more..

Heads of Department
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Lauren McLaughlin

Lauren practises both contentious and non-contentious employment law, and is a Partner. In particular Lauren has extensive experience of the day-to-day running and strategic aspects of Employm... read more..

Employment Law
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Making Redundancies

It is an inevitable part of any business that from time-to-time some employees will become surplus to requirements. However, making an employee redundant should be treated with caution, as if there is... read more..

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Court of Appeal: Civil Division. Re C (Children) 2017

The Court of Appeal have ruled that a Judge had erred in failing to provide sufficient reasons or an explanation as to why a 50:50 shared care arrangement (alternate weeks) was in the children&rsqu read more..

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New compensation limits in force from 6 April 2017

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2017 SI 2017/175 has been laid before Parliament and will increase the compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legisla... read more..

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Dress Code and Uniform Policies: Avoiding Discrimination for Employers

Jessica Bass looks at recent cases in respect of discriminatory dress codes, and the potential implications for UK employers. ... read more..

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Statutory Sick Pay

From today, as a result of the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017 SI 2017/260, the standard rate of statutory sick pay will be £89.35 per week. read more..

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High Heels and Employer Dress Policy Discrimination

In December 2015, Nicola Thorp arrived for work at PwC’s office in London, to begin work as a receptionist. Responsibility for the front desk and reception area was outsourced to a provider call... read more..

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Statutory Rates Increase

As at today, the standard rates of statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay, statutory adoption pay and statutory shared parental pay will rise to £140.98 per week (or 90 per cent of the... read more..

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New Rates for National Minimum Wage

New Rates for National Minimum Wage from today are:   • workers aged 25 and over                             &nb... read more..

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CJEU Rules on Employer Dress Policy Discrimination

This month, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) have handed down their long-awaited decisions in two recent cases concerning religious dress codes in the workplace. The judgments came a... read more..

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A victory for discretion? Testamentary freedom and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

The Supreme Court last week brought to an end 12 years of litigation in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and others which involved important principles of English law. One of these is the respect fo... read more..

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Success at Judicial Mediation

Our City Employment Lawyers have recently attended Judicial Mediations at London Employment Tribunals and successfully settled claims on behalf of our (very happy) clients.    One Responde... read more..

Wills, Probate and LPAs
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Wills, Probate and LPAs

Our team has a great deal of expertise in dealing with all issues relating to Wills, probate and LPA's.  We offer both flexible pricing and fixed fees whenever possible, and read more..

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Steinfeld and Keidan v Secretary of State for Education 2017

The Court of Appeal have today handed down judgment refusing judicial review of the government’s policy on civil partnerships. Since 2005 same-sex couples have been able to formalise their re... read more..

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No Fault Divorce Update

A recent You Gov poll found that 69% of people polled felt that “People should be able to seek a divorce without having to show their spouse is at fault”. 15% felt that “People seeki... read more..

Discrimination
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Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Discrimination based on sexual orientation takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their sexual preference. The Equality Act 2010 definition of sex read more..

Discrimination
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Sex Discrimination

Sex discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their gender. The Equality Act 2010 offers protection to both men and women from discrim read more..

Discrimination
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Religious Discrimination

Discrimination based on religion or belief takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their religion or belief. Religion means any religion, and it in read more..

Discrimination
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Race Discrimination

Race discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their race. For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 race includes nationality, colour read more..

Discrimination
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Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against or victimised on the basis of their pregnancy or maternity. This protection applies to more employees than a read more..

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Marriage and Civil Partnership Discrimination

Marriage and civil partnership discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against or victimised on the basis of their marriage or civil partnership. A marriage or civil partnership in read more..

Discrimination
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Gender Reassignment Discrimination

Gender reassignment discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their actual or proposed gender reassignment.  The Equality Act 201 read more..

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Disability Discrimination

Disability discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their disability. Certain disabilities are always covered (provided there has bee... read more..

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