The Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities was published on 31 March 2021. The Commission was set up by the Prime Minister in 2020 to identify racial disparities and inequalities in Britain and ways to address them.
The Department for Education (DfE) recently published revised guidance for school land transactions, intended for anyone with a freehold or leasehold interest in land used (or previously used) for the purposes of a school.
Requesting personal information, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for pupils, parents and staff to find out exactly what information a school holds about them. Here's what you need to do when you receive one.
For over 20 years, family court judges have had the power to change periodical maintenance payments to a lump sum award to meet income needs. Historically this only related to spousal maintenance but, in a recent case also included child maintenance.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that where a worker has several employment contracts with the same employer, for the purpose of calculating minimum daily rest periods, those contracts must be taken as a whole, as opposed to separately.
The start of 2021 marked the end of the Brexit transition period and the start of a new relationship with continental Europe. Many British families who live at, or own a second home in an EU country need to know how this will affect them.
“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1789. It is certainly still true that on death, your estate will be taxed at 40% of the value of your assets, exceeding any available tax-free allowances.
In the most recent development in Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Ltd (March 2021), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed a worker's holiday pay claim in which he sought payment for unpaid annual leave which he had already taken.