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Going on holiday
Opinion  |  11:08:22
Employee’s holiday entitlement and pay can be a complicated issue
As people head off on their well-deserved summer breaks, employee’s holiday entitlement and pay can be a complicated and divisive issue. This is particularly so for those who work irregular hours and are paid per hour, which we see a lot of in sectors such as health and social care, hospitality and retail.
Opinion  |  03:08:22
Time is running out – deadline for the old EU standard contractual clauses draws near
On 21 March 2022 the International Data Transfer Agreement (“IDTA”) and the international data transfer addendum to the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for international data transfers (the “Addendum”) came into force.
Opinion  |  02:08:22
The High Court rules the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy to be inadequate
ClientEarth is an environmental charity using the law to address the global climate issues. They currently have 168 active cases tackling pressing environmental challenges in over 50 countries. Such cases include action against Shell...
Opinion  |  29:07:22
DHSC clarifies mandatory data to be provided via the Capacity Tracker
he Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have published information about the mandatory data to be provided via the Capacity Tracker from 31 July 2022.
News  |  27:07:22
RWK Goodman advise on sale of Powerful Allies to Zenergi
Law firm RWK Goodman has acted for the shareholders of leading renewable energy contract provider Powerful Allies on its sale to ECI Partners portfolio company and energy and sustainability services provider, Zenergi. Powerful Allies...
Opinion  |  27:07:22
What health and social care providers need to know about the upcoming data opt-out changes
Individuals have a right under the NHS Constitution to request that their personal confidential data is not used for any purpose “beyond [their] own care and treatment”. The national data opt-out, which was implemented...
Divorcing couple
Opinion  |  25:07:22
Government gives divorcing couples a Capital Gains Tax lifeline
The Government has announced that it intends to give divorcing couples and those dissolving a civil partnership a capital gains tax (CGT) lifeline, allowing them to transfer assets without incurring an immediate CGT liability for up to three years from separation and potentially longer.
Long Covid
Opinion  |  21:07:22
Is long Covid a disability?
More care staff are reporting symptoms of long-COVID, we are increasingly being asked whether long-COVID amounts to a disability and trigger additional legal responsibilities for care providers, such as the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
cloud-based vehicle diagnostic specialists
News  |  19:07:22
RWK Goodman advises Oxfordshire-based automotive technology company on sale to KPIT Technologies
Law firm RWK Goodman has advised the shareholders of cloud-based vehicle diagnostic specialists SOMIT Solutions on its sale to KPIT Technologies.
Couple divorcing
Opinion  |  15:07:22
Mud-slinging unwelcome in the family court
Zara Jordan, a solicitor in our London Family Team considers the recent judgement in the case of WC v HC. Getting divorced is widely recognised to be one of life’s most stressful events.  The...
Opinion  |  14:07:22
Twitter takeover battle: can Elon Musk walk away?
Friday saw Elon Musk announce that he is pulling out of the $44bn deal to acquire social media platform Twitter. Musk alleges that Twitter has failed to provide enough information in relation to the...
Babies feet in hands
Opinion  |  13:07:22
Group B Strep Awareness Month – why it’s important to raise awareness
Kerstin Scheel shares a client story to demonstrate how important it is to be aware of Group B Strep infection.
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