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Aug 2017

Chadwick Lawrence Private Client Team to take part in Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Chadwick Lawrence staff are once again taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk on the 23rd September. The team is pleased to say that once again a number of members from the Private Client team will be taking on a 6km walk around the beautiful grounds at Temple Newsam Estate to raise money for…

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24
Aug 2017

Holiday pay and voluntary overtime

A recent case has clarified the position on whether voluntary overtime should be included for the purposes of calculating holiday pay. In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed that voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation. The case involved individuals working as electricians, plumbers, roofers and in other…

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24
Aug 2017

Modern Slavery in the UK

The director or vulnerabilities at the National Crime Agency (NCA), Will Kerr, on 10 August 2017 confirmed to reporters the widespread scale of modern slavery in the UK. The director reported that, amongst victims, the most common nationalities brought into the UK are from Eastern Europe, Vietnam and Nigeria. It was confirmed that there are…

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24
Aug 2017

Stay on employment tribunal claims lifted

On 9 August 2017, subsequent to the recent Supreme Court decision involving Unison which confirmed that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful, the President of the Employment Tribunals issued case management orders staying claims and applications which have subsequently been brought in reliance on the decision. The case management orders stayed (postponed) all applications or claims…

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23
Aug 2017

Legal Question and Answer with Daniel Krigers

The Yorkshire Post recently approached partner Daniel Krigers to take part in a Legal Question and Answer session on his views into how the legal world has changed in his eyes. Read the full article below. What’s the biggest development you have seen in the legal world during your career? Having trained and been in…

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15
Aug 2017

What is the Court of Protection?

The Court of Protection is there to help people who no longer have the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. It can assist with decisions regarding their finances and property and also their general health and welfare. As well as being able to make decisions for a person, the Court of Protection is also…

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