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  • Tapered stamp duty to end

    No doubt all conveyancers are aware, but it is worth a reminder for anyone working in property. The stamp duty holiday came to an end on 30 June 2021 with a tapered rate in…

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    Posted on 16 September, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Employers Social Media Policies

    Employers are once again reminded of the importance of maintaining robust social media policies as well as routinely ensuring all staff are up to date in terms of…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Property: Eviction notice periods change from 1 August 2021

    Should the government stick to their timetable then eviction notice periods will reduce from 1 August 2021, marking the fourth change in notice periods required by landlords…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • EAT: ‘landmark’ victory for working mothers

    A community nurse who was dismissed following the implementation of flexible working, where she was unable to work evenings and weekends due to her caring responsibilities…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • COVID-19: changes from 19 July

    Employers will already have noted that the final stage of lifting restrictions in relation to Covid-19 takes place from 19 July. Although the government is keen to stress that…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Travel update for amber list countries and Employees

    Further to our update last month, employers should note that holidays to amber list countries can resume on 19 July for fully vaccinated passengers without the need to…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Flexibility with staff post pandemic and the Hybrid Workforce

    The restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 has changed the way many office-based staff work and how businesses operate.  In reality business owners have realised that…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Are “Gender Critical” beliefs protected by the Equality Act?

    The discussion on what amounts to a philosophical belief for the purposes of equality law has moved on a step further with the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in the case…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Select Committee Report – The future of the planning system in England

    We previously wrote about the government’s Planning for the Future white paper.  The proposals, announced in August 2020, were to make “once in a generation” reform…

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    Posted on 15 July, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Limitation on Midnight Deadlines

    In Matthew and others v Sedman and others, the Supreme Court was asked to clarify ‘midnight deadlines’ and to decide whether the day immediately following the stroke…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Pride Month

    June is Pride Month but organisations should ensure support to their LGBTQ+ communities, both internally and to clients and suppliers, every day not just for the thirty days of…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Tesco workers win CJEU ruling on equal pay

    The landmark ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 3 June 2021 in favour of Tesco employees follows that of the Supreme Court in favour of Asda…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Stamp Duty Holiday Ends 30 June 2021

    No doubt all conveyancers are aware, but it is worth a reminder for anyone working in property. The current stamp duty holiday, which started in July 2020, comes to an end…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

  • New Acas reports released

    ACAS have released two new reports which may be of interest to both employers and employees.Estimating the Costs of Workplace Conflict The first report, which was released in…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

  • Holidays to Amber List Countries - Employers and Holiday Requests

    At the time of writing people visiting Amber List countries are currently obliged to isolate for 10 days on their return unless they pay additional monies to test to…

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    Posted on 10 June, 2021 by Ortolan

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