Appealing a Parking Fine

If you have had a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) there may be certain circumstances where you can appeal it....

Can I legally change my name?

As long as you are not trying to deceive or defraud anyone you are entitled to go by whatever name you choose....

COVID-19 round-up: shielding staff eligible for sick pay again; funding changes

As well as the extension of the furlough scheme, there have been a number of other recent announcements affecting employers and the...

Gender-fluid and non-binary staff protected by Equality Act, tribunal rules

An Employment Tribunal decision has confirmed that gender-fluid and non-binary workers are protected by anti-discrimination laws, in...

Furlough scheme extension: further guidance published

The UK government has published more guidance about the extended Coronavirus Job Retention (furlough) Scheme, which runs until 31 March...

What can I do about noisy neighbours?

Noisy neighbours can be annoying and stressful, here's what you can do to deal with the problem....

European court ruling complicates overseas data transfers

If your business transfers anyone's personal data beyond the UK (particularly to the US), a recent ruling in the Court of Justice of...

COVID-19 round-up: Job Support Scheme coming; insolvency measures extended

COVID-19 round up covering: Job Support Scheme, Insolvency measures being extension, Income Tax and VAT deferrals extension, Loan extension...

Employers face fines if staff break self-isolation to go to work

Since 28 September 2020, there is a legal obligation on you to ensure your staff don't breach self-isolation rules in order to work...

Getting redundancies right: a guide

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ending on 31 October, compulsory redundancies are an inevitable reality for many. In this...

How to deal with staff forced to quarantine after returning from abroad

What can you do when your staff go abroad on holiday and are forced to quarantine when they return?...

COVID-19 round up

Last month we reported on the imminent arrival of this set of temporary changes to company and insolvency law. The bill has since been...