Tag: Employment law

The Workers Act 2023: What does it mean in practice?

Anglia Ruskin law student Olga Kyriakoudi explores its implications

Jan 3 2024 8:55am

Why ‘people awareness’ is just as important as commercial awareness when it comes to being an employment lawyer

Irwin Mitchell's Padma Tadi-Booth talks key skills and flexible working

Nov 3 2023 9:33am

One employment lawyer explains how a love of puzzles makes his job feel more like a hobby

Squire Patton Boggs partner Bryn Doyle talks law and a passion for problem-solving

Nov 1 2023 8:45am

A junior lawyer talks career change and expanding access to the profession

Mills & Reeve associate Louis Geary-Smith reflects on his move form marketing to law

Oct 5 2023 9:42am

An employment partner offers her views on hybrid working, AI and career breaks

Osborne Clarke’s Olivia Sinfield reflects on her work and why raising a family has made her a better lawyer

Oct 3 2023 9:48am

You don’t have to be ‘fun’ at work, says French court

Worker wins dismissal claim after refusing to join in ‘humiliating and intrusive' social events

Nov 28 2022 12:56pm

Tributes pour in after TikTok star solicitor Richard Grogan dies

'We will miss his energy, humour, and deep commitment to the profession,' the Law Society of Ireland says

Nov 24 2022 9:22am

‘Lawyers are like translators — your client must be able to understand and apply your advice’

ULaw Bloomsbury campus dean Sandie Gaines reflects on her time as an employment lawyer, the skills future lawyers need to succeed and why London is a great place to train

Nov 18 2022 9:44am

Old Firm: The match verdict on philosophical belief

Some say football is a religion, but does fervent support for Rangers FC amount to “philosophical belief”?

Oct 5 2022 11:39am

Uber drivers are workers, rules Supreme Court

Aspiring barrister Joshua Xerri looks at the much-talked about employment case

Feb 19 2021 4:07pm

The future of interim relief in discrimination claims

Employment tribunal advocate Thomas Fuller examines the recent case of Steer v Stormsure Ltd

Jan 11 2021 10:39am

The global pandemic and its impact on employment law

Burges Salmon employment lawyers explain how they navigate ever-shifting coronavirus workplace issues, guidance and regulations

Nov 27 2020 9:14am

What the second lockdown means for employment lawyers

Bryn Doyle, an employment partner at Squire Patton Boggs’ Manchester office, talks furlough and restructuring on the high street

Nov 6 2020 11:45am

Why diversity and inclusion must become a ‘critical business priority’

RPC employment partner Kelly Thomson explains how, as businesses plan for the future world of work, it is important they hold onto the lessons learnt during the pandemic

Oct 20 2020 11:16am

My life as an employment lawyer

Luke Bowery, partner at Burges Salmon, considers some of the current issues at play for employment lawyers in the wake of COVID-19 and recent widespread social movements

Oct 15 2020 11:33am

How coronavirus has led to a surge in work for employment lawyers

CMS trainee Oliver Bristow explains why employment lawyers are more in-demand than ever

Oct 5 2020 2:04pm

Uber in the Supreme Court: The case so far

BPTC student Joshua Xerri provides a summary of this week's two-day hearing and considers some of the wider issues impacting the so-called ‘gig-economy’

Jul 24 2020 11:58am

What it takes to be an employment lawyer

ULaw campus dean Amanda Hedayati reflects on her legal career ahead of tonight’s 'Secrets to Success' event in Manchester

Feb 27 2020 11:15am

The ethical veganism case: a reflection of a progressive society

Discrimination lawyer Yara Ali-Adib looks at last week's headline-grabbing ruling

Jan 8 2020 10:29am