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Employment and Pensions Law (9 July – 23 July)

Employment News Care workers not entitled to minimum wage for sleep-in shifts Lewis Silkin – 18 July Lewis Silkin discusses the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake. The Court of Appeal (CA) has overturned the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and ruled that care workers carrying out ‘sleep-in’ shifts are not entitled. Read more

Spring Scottish Online Service Updates

Spring Scottish Online Service Updates

What’s new in our plethora of Scottish online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. Detailed and updated coverage of the new Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act is provided in the Scottish Older Client Law Service. Here’s a small sample of the commentary on the new regime from the chapter on renting: ‘In April 2016 the. Read more

When to Invest in Online Research

When to Invest in Online Research

The revolution in technology has impacted all businesses today, resulting in a push toward greater efficiency and a more mobile workforce. What this means for solicitors is that the way information is accessed has changed. This has had an impact on how research is conducted. Using online resources such as websites and databases, has now. Read more

Arbitration (12 February – 12 March)

Arbitration (12 February – 12 March)

Arbitration News SPC Provisions sheds light on enforcement of arbitral awards Global Arbitration News – 8 March SPC Provisions on Issues related to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards by the People’s Courts have been issued by China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) and are effective as of 1 March 2018. Global Arbitration News highlights the most important. Read more

Sports Law (5 – 19 February)

Sports Law (5 – 19 February)

Sports News Warning that PE teachers found selling pupils supplements ‘might encourage doping’ TES – 15 February New research from Leeds Beckett University, which explores ‘schoolboy supplement use’ has revealed that PE teachers who sell pupils weight-gaining supplements create ‘a climate that encourages doping’. The study also demonstrated a desire for schools to provide workshops and. Read more

Arbitration (29 January – 12 February)

Arbitration (29 January – 12 February)

Arbitration News SPC’s New Judicial Interpretations Strengthens Protection of Domestic Arbitral Awards Global Arbitration News – 8 February The Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Issues Related to the Conduct of Judicial Review of Arbitral Cases and the Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Issues Related to the Reporting System of. Read more

February Online Service Updates

February Online Service Updates

What’s new in our plethora of law online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. The new edition of The Employment Tribunals Handbook is now live for subscribers to Employment Law.  This is a book that regional employment judge Vivienne Gay said demonstrated “clarity, succinctness, [and] thoroughness at all stages”. One of the many recent cases. Read more

Sports Law (18 December – 22 January)

Sports Law (18 December – 22 January)

Sports News Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang BBC Sport – 20 January Following a series of breakthrough talks in January 2018, North Korea will be sending 22 athletes to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The two countries will be competing under a unified Korean flag.. Read more

Why publishers are still the first port of call for professional information

Why publishers are still the first port of call for professional information

In the age of self-publishing, the advantages still lies with the book trade   “To write is human, to edit is divine.” –Stephen King The advent of digital technology and e-commerce has affected virtually all walks of life, but it’s easy to make a case that the world of publishing was one of the first. Read more

Anatomical Position of the Human Body

Anatomical Position of the Human Body

For lawyers grappling with forensic medicine, we start a new series of graphics taken from Mason’s Forensic Medicine for Lawyers, Sixth Edition. The medical expert will describe the relative position of an injury or lesion in relation to the human body in the ‘anatomical position’ that is, the body standing erect, with the palms of the. Read more

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