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Tesco hit with £100m damages claim

It appears "every little helps" could'nt be more true. If this is the case, what effects will this have on the company? 

Supermarket chain Tesco is facing a damages claim for more than £100m from investors who say they lost money because of accounting...…

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Pensions and Divorce: A Cautionary Tale

Pension provider Aegon has been heavily criticised by the Financial Ombudsman Service for a series of errors which resulted in a woman...

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Driving a wedge through the gig economy? Uber drivers are not self-employed

It's finally arrived! An employment tribunal has today ruled on the case of two "Uber drivers" against Uber. So, are they employed or...

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Success for Uber Drivers in Employment Tribunal

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the claims brought by drivers who provided services to gig economy success Uber. They were seeking to be...

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Have your say on atypical workers' rights

An inquiry has been launched by the BEIS (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee) into the changing nature of work, and the...

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What employers really need to know about minimum wage, employment status and delivery services

What is employment? It’s a topical question right now. Sometimes it’s obvious whether someone is employed; sometimes less obvious. But as...

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Should holiday pay calculations include commission?

The courts have once again considered the question of what payments should be included in holiday pay – should this be basic pay only or...

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Are reforms due on maternity rights for parents who have premature babies?

Over 105,000 believe so, and they have signed a petition requesting the Government to extend the length of time granted for parents who...

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Select Committee calls for submissions on the "Gig Economy"

It seems that the government is taking note of concerns raised around modern working practices and the gig economy, most likely given the...

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An extra hour of work this Sunday?

For many, the clocks going back this weekend means an opportunity for an extra long lie-in tucked up in bed. However, spare a thought for...

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PI market ‘generally working well’ – SRA study

Wow cant belive this has happenend?

An independent survey commissioned by the Solicitors Regulation Authority suggests the personal injury market is generally working well,...…

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Top 100 achieve £20bn in fees

This is fantastic news for the legal profession. It will be interesting to see the analysis that surfaces to understand the losers in...

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Give me a break! The often overlooked Marriage Tax Allowance

New research has shown that some 3.2 million married couples have failed to claim their Marriage Tax Allowance, which can save them up to...

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What are 'Dark Posts' and how to optimise them

Did you know many companies on Facebook are posting content you can't see?

It sounds peculiar, but in terms of marketing there are ways in...

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Insured's right to sue Insurer.

What will the role of the Broker be? Pressuring the Insurer not to fall foul and save themselves an action? Or acting in the best...

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Who Says Games Aren’t Educational!

This seems like a novel way to measure a candidate’s ability to think analytically and problem solve within a high pressure environment.

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Our divorce from the EU

Whilst Brexit is far from resolved in the UK, and growth forecasts are lower, immediate data has been better than expected, with no...

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A new inspection model for CQC?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has set out its strategic ambitions for the next five years. Underlying these ambitions is the...

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Where there is a will, there may be another way

On 12th December, the Supreme Court will rule on a long running dispute where a mother wrote her daughter out of her will, leaving the...

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Air quality in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis

Environmental law firm ClientEarth have dragged the government back to court over its “moral and legal failure” to tackle air pollution...

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Hey Tony. That's grrrrrrrreat...

How Generation X suffers. Just as we should be looking back at our youth through rose tinted specs we find we were wearing them at the...

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The fate of EU laws once the UK has left the EU

It now appears that the Great Repeal Bill is a misnomer and that most, if not all, EU laws will be retained in UK law after Brexit until...

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AI Administrative Assistants: The future is here!

Another example of how emerging technology can be implemented to streamline the business process. With the increasing capabilities of AI...

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Equal Pay for Equal Work - the ASDA case

A whooping 9,500 former and current employees of Asda have instructed law firm Leigh Day to represent them in an equal pay claim against...

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Dire funding warning for schools - if restructuring is necessary here are our 5 top tips for cutting the risks

The BBC has reported that the head teachers of every state school in West Sussex have written to Theresa May warning of a funding crisis....

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Why law firms are still reluctant to adopt technology

Technology has become an integral part of every aspect of our day to day lives and has changed the way most businesses operate. 

With...

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How can we encourage and support women lawyers to promote themselves?

Julie Q Brush, aka The Lawyer Whisperer, often gives excellent career advice to lawyers.  Her answer to this question (in the article...

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Innovation, Innovation, Innovation

I have posted numerous blogs and opinions about where we at Riverview Law, and where I personally, believe the legal industry is going....

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The end of the gig economy model? Probably not...

Every man and woman and their dog (well, in the legal and Startup world anyhow) will be talking about the Uber employment tribunal...

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Taxing sex? Whatever next!

Sex may be taxing but should it be taxed? Certainly it may please some to make all life's pleasures subject to charge, but is it...

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7 SEO Mistakes Your Law Firm Is Making Right Now.

Search engines serve millions of users per day looking for answers to their questions or for solutions to their problems.

Making sure you...

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New EU Court Ruling Means You Could Be Paid For Commuting

But not if you work in a fixed office. WHAT A LIBERTY! 

I can't really complain because admittedly my commute, by Central London standards...

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Will technology replace Doctors / Lawyers and other professionals

Ai, we have all heard plenty about it and at the moment it feels a little bit theory based. It is easy to think that "it won't impact me". 

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6 steps to handling personal data

Dealing with data can be a nightmare for small businesses and even government bodies can get it wrong, as the attached article clearly...

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What time do you leave the office?

An interesting piece on the reported average time that Trainee and Junior lawyers leave the office, which does little to dispel the myth...

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How a Manager can Prevent Team Burn-outs

This can apply to any industry.

"It seems like agencies are failing across the board to fully support the wellbeing of their employees,...

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Dad wins sex discrimination claim

A Scottish Employment Tribunal awarded just over £28,000 to a father who brought a sex discrimination claim alleging that his employer's...

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To be, or not to be a no-fault divorce, that is the question!

The House of Commons has published a briefing paper on “no-fault divorce”.

It addresses the current law, previous attempts to introduce...

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Lawyers and mental health

Yesterday was world mental health day.  Richard Martin talks about mental illness in the legal profession and why lawyer-managers need to...

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Women moving In-House for a more balanced life?

"The sad reality is that although women solicitors outnumber men at entry level, only 19 per cent go on to become partners in private...

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Innovation lives or dies by these factors. Are you on top of them?

This is a really insightful and enjoyable read, crammed full of advice and observations from some impressive business leaders, many of...

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The dangers of "locker room talk"

Donald Trump has sought to defend his remarks about women by claiming that they are the types of comments made in "locker rooms". 

The...

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Plagarism vs Inspiration

An interesting and timely article from my colleague Justin Goldspink in BASCA's 'The Works' magazine.

A look at the legal issues behind...

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Should bosses try to hold on to their star performers?

This may sound like a no-brainer but as this article highlights, many of the best leaders recognise the value in letting 'superstar'...

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7 Phrases that make lawyers sound incompetent

Excellent tips that traverse across any sector. Product knowledge is key. As a sales executive I always thought I had to have the right...

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Adverse Publicity can Improve Working Practices

It is becoming far more effective to rely on adverse publicity to force a company to change its working practices than pursuing claims in...

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Why it pays to be digitally brave

Being digitally brave is something we wholeheartedly believe in at elXtr, because that's what we feel we are every day. Our sector is not...

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Law firms face more government probes

Poor lawyers are getting put under the microscope again!

Theresa May has ordered a review of employment practices,  saying she wanted to ensure workers' rights were protected under changing...…

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Managing the risks of lone working

The shocking results of a 2015 Royal College of Nursing (RCN) survey revealed that half of community-based nursing staff have been...

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The pioneers exploiting technology in the legal market

From virtual assistants and document automation through to social media and cyber security, law firms and lawyers alike are now...

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Dismissed because of a private tweet

With social media embedded in the lives of many individuals, employers are increasingly having to consider whether it is appropriate to...

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EasyJet grounded for discriminating against breastfeeding mothers

The Employment Tribunal in Bristol has recently concluded that easyJet should allow mothers to stay on the ground and work shorter shifts...

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Ten tips for junior lawyers

We often see 4 year PQE + lawyers in the market wondering what can elevate them above the competition. The successful people in law firms...

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Flexible working - the potential pitfalls of treating staff who wish to work flexibly differently

The right to request flexible working is now fairly well established in English employment law. A common misconception amongst some...

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Ireland's fintech hero - Minister for Fintreckers

It's heartening to note that Minister Eoghan Murphy has really Engaged and is moving Ireland to Warp Speed on Fintech. This is entirely...

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Retention of good staff - your most valuable asset

The private residential and nursing home sector in England employs around 450,000 people and a further 350,000 are employed to work in...

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What's conversational commerce & why should my on-line business care?

It’s nothing fancy, it’s just conversation.

That’s the theme of the short but fascinating linked article below. And what it promises...

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Absolutely not fabulous!

Fancy a go in a time machine? Well just when I had begun to doubt they would ever exist we have all been transported back to the 1970's...

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Are you flexible in your attitude towards flexible working?

It’s been an illuminating week for you. Two of your employees made requests to work flexibly. The requested work patterns were different...

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Funke Abimbola of Roche UK and Byfield Consultancy shortlisted in the British Legal Awards 2016

We are proud to announce that Roche UK and Byfield Consultancy have been shortlisted in the British Legal Awards 2016 for the...

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Breastfeeding employees: EasyJet gets grounded

EasyJet cabin crew members have won a landmark Employment Tribunal sex discrimination claim against the airline after it failed to make...

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Will Employment Law finally lose its mind?

In the joke, a pathologist is asked by a young claimant lawyer how he was sure his client's husband had been really dead during an...

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Equalise parental pay for mothers and fathers

You consider yourself forward thinking in the running of your business. You operate an enhanced maternity pay scheme – mothers who take...

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Clifford Chance Aiming to own Life Sciences Niche

As Reese departs Olswang his former employer are making an effort to further own specific niches through the form of content and digital...

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Tattoos: a mark of distinction or a stain on your record?

A recent ACAS report explored the impact of tattoos and other body modifications on recruitment and dress codes.   According to the...

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Divorce - a family affair or airing dirty laundry?

Court of Appeal Judges will shortly grapple with the question of whether the identities of a foreign businessman and his wife should be...

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It's Great to Repeal (or to keep the status quo)

The announcement of the Great Repeal Bill may be a watershed moment in the naming of modern legislation - never has the title of a 21st...

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Are deprivation of liberty orders a form of abuse?

Freedom is a fundamental human right. Unfortunately, in a care setting, it is sometimes necessary to restrict a person’s liberty by...

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Are you killing off sales by giving too much choice?

It's a surprisingly common mistake that can cost a business substantial custom. Overcrowded shelves, voluminous menus, baffling or...

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