No Fault Divorce – what will happen in 2022?

- 13 December 2021

From April 2022, married couples in England and Wales will no longer have to rely upon the traditional ‘grounds for divorce’ and can petition solely or jointly for a divorce without having to ‘blame’ the other spouse for the relationship breakdown, or wait 2 or 5 years to lapse following their separation. This will be…
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- 18 October 2021

It is lovely to see that the world is opening back up again, and with this in mind we are delighted to announce that we will be holding our HR Network West Wales event in person this year. In light of this, we would love to invite you to spend the morning networking and listening…
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Fast growing Welsh law firm Redkite Solicitors acquires David & Snape.

- 8 October 2021

The Welsh legal group has acquired a Bridgend-based solicitors firm, creating a combined business with 14 offices and 180 staff. Redkite Solicitors, one of the largest legal firms in Wales and the south-west, has acquired David & Snape, which has offices at South Street in Bridgend and Lias Road in Porthcawl. It reports hitting the £10m turnover…
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Google Search? Google seeking to explore new employment pay options

- 2 October 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is becoming more common for employees from all industries to opt to work from home on a full-time or a part-time basis. Indeed, many employers worldwide are making it easier for people to work from home or adjust their working hours. However, US employees of the tech…
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Employment tribunal win for woman denied flexible part-time hours

- 16 September 2021

First time mum Alice Thompson has been awarded almost £185,000 by an employment tribunal. The tribunal found that Thompson’s ex-employer, Manors Estate , had subjected her to indirect sex discrimination. Background When Thompson returned to work after maternity leave, she made a flexible working request to her employer for shorter working hours so she could…
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Breach of Contract is no Mickey Mouse matter

- 2 September 2021

Actress Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney for breach of contract concerning their new film ‘Black Widow’, which features Ms Johansson in its starring role. Ms Johansson has brought the claim to the Los Angeles Superior Court. She claims that Disney deliberately breached a contract term stating that the film would have an exclusive theatrical release…
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Fired for refusing to work weekends – NHS nurse wins appeal

- 9 August 2021

An NHS nurse, Gemma Dobson, has succeeded in her appeal against an employment tribunal, which originally had decided that she was not unfairly dismissed for refusing to work weekends due to childcare commitments. The impact of this ruling means that employment tribunals will need to consider the fact that women are less likely than men…
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‘Freedom day’……..what employers must consider on return to the workplace.

- 22 July 2021

Disclaimer: This article makes reference to the 12 July 2021 announcement made by the Prime Minister that applies to England only (the devolved administrations has communicated separate plans for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) The British Prime Minister announced that ‘Freedom Day’ in England would take effect from 19 July 2021. Unsurprisingly, this decision has…
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Think and take a seat before you rush and send a Tweet!

- 18 June 2021

TV Doctor from Embarrassing Bodies in trouble:: Social media and the implications of defamation In a recent High Court ruling in Northern Ireland, Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies host Dr Christian Jessen was ordered to pay damages to the former leader of the DUP, Arlene Foster, in relation to a defamatory tweet posted in December 2020….
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