Whether you’re a driver or motorcyclist who passed their test decades ago or you’re an excited new driver who can’t wait to start spending time on the roads independently, every driver knows that they are breaking the law if they drive faster than the speed limit or they run a red light.
Buying or selling a home can be one of the most rewarding but also one of the most stressful events in life. Having to change to a new solicitor during the conveyancing process can be quick and straightforward, however, it can sometimes also make the transaction feel laborious and uncertain.
I was at a very interesting clinical negligence “master class” recently with Mr Nigel Poole QC and he mentioned, amongst other interesting points, a settlement meeting in which he had been involved recently where one of the arguments raised by the defendant NHS Trust was that his clients compensation should be reduced because he lived in a deprived area.
We are delighted to announce that our conveyancing team here at Thorneycroft Solicitors has been re-accredited as a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS). This is the recognised mark of excellence for firms providing residential conveyancing services.
Ever wondered what the most dangerous jobs in the UK are? Check out our infographic below to find out.
In the first ever class action for a data breach in the UK, the High Court has found that WM Morrisons Supermarkets PLC was vicariously liable for a deliberate disclosure of personal data by a rogue employee who had a grudge against his employer.
Two US navy pilots were disciplined because they drew an enormous picture in the sky over Washington State of male genitalia using their aircraft. Their actions were described as “a condensed air trail resembling an obscene image to observers on the ground.”
All UK employers have to put workers meeting certain criteria into a workplace pension scheme and pay minimum employer pension contributions. This is called ‘automatic enrolment’ because the employer has to do it without any input from the worker.
All employers have to allow workers to have a 24-hour rest period every seven days under European Law. But what does that actually mean? Slightly strangely, the European Court has held that it can actually be given at any point in a 14-day period.
Usually, employers are worried about their investigations not being detailed enough. However, in the case of NHS 24 v Pillar the question was whether the investigation was too thorough!