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High blood pressure is also known as ‘hypertension’ (see NHS choices: High blood pressure (hypertension)).A person with hypertension is not deemed to...
5th Dec
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For information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS) generally, see Practice Note: Coronavirus job retention scheme.The HMRC...
5th Dec
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A person has a disability if they have any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to...
5th Dec
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Disability is defined in the Equality Act 2010 as any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person's...
5th Dec
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There is no legal requirement for an employer to collect information (eg by the use of monitoring forms) to find out personal information about its...
5th Dec
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Accrual of holiday entitlement generallyA worker is entitled under the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1833 (WTR) to a total of 5.6 weeks' paid...
5th Dec
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There are a small number of employees whose gender identity does not match the gender they were assigned at birth. Such people are known as...
5th Dec
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This situation was considered in the case of Wakeman, in which British employees brought claims of direct race discrimination on the basis that they...
5th Dec
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An employee will be regarded as unfairly dismissed for the purposes of Part X of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) if (among other...
5th Dec
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The Northern Ireland Protocol (the Protocol) is contained in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
4th Dec
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As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal...
4th Dec
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The order for a claimant to produce a disability impact statement has become one of the standard directions given at case management discussions...
Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 3rd Dec
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Finance Bill 2017 (FB 2017) contains a major adjustment to IR35 so that where a public sector body engages a worker through a personal service company...
29th Nov
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Bank holidays are included in the computation of the 21-day time limit for filing of the acknowledgment of service (AOS) in judicial review...
Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 29th Nov
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Brexit news and analysis in Lexis®PSLYou can receive Brexit news updates and analysis by signing up for alerts within Lexis®PSL. Brexit related news...
29th Nov
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What is a DPS?A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) allows a contracting authority to purchase goods, services and works for which they have a regular...
29th Nov

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