London, 23rd January 2018 – A half day free workshop: 9am -1pm
Laura Pearce and Jigna Varsani, two of JFH Law’s specialists in contract law, delivered the workshop Contract law; rules, risks and resolutions, in association with Building Legacies. This talk took place on the 23rd of January at the Good Hotel London, Western Gateway, E16 1FA London.
Having in place the resources to form a good...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 57
In the case of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) LTD t/a Crockfords the Supreme Court effectively re-wrote the test for dishonesty. It removed the second, subjective limb of the current test. This has a significant impact, as it has resulted in one single standard dishonesty test across civil, criminal and regulatory cases.
This decision will have huge...Read More
Three months ago the Supreme Court ruled that the Employment Tribunal fee regime was unlawful and therefore must be withdrawn.
Since then we have been waiting for the Government to confirm its plans to reimburse those who paid the unlawful fee.
Finally, on 20th October 2017 the Government confirmed its plans to roll out a reimburse scheme. This is a staged process; the first 4 weeks is open to...Read More
London, 8th February 2018 – A half day FREE workshop
Julia Furley and Laura Pearce and , two of JFH Law’s specialists in contract law, will deliver the workshop How to protect your business interests, in association with Building Legacies. This talk will take place on the 8th of February at Canary Wharf Group Plc, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AB.
Every business knows that it can take years to...Read More
Sex discrimination at the police school?
In the recent case of Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v. Kalliri, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that the requirement for candidates for the Greek police academy to be at least 1.70 meters tall amounted to indirect sex discrimination which could not be objectively justified.
The ECJ is the EU’s highest legal authority, tasked with...Read More
Section 13 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) says that “A person (A) discriminates against another (B) if, because of a protected characteristic, A treats B less favourably than A treats or would treat others.”
But what is a protected characteristic? Age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity...Read More