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Samuel Phillips Law Blog

Month: January 2020

Employment

Ethical Veganism – a “philosophical belief”

Jordi Casamitjana claimed he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports because of his ethical veganism.  The employer however states that he was dismissed for gross misconduct and the ruling has no effective bearing on the decision to sack their Head of Policy & Research.

Employment

Testing…testing…1,2,3 – Employee Espionage

Technology has its role in the workplace, but should an employer be on the receiving end of its use if a phone or other device is used to secretly record meetings? 

Employment

Gig Update – Shift Sharers Entitled to Benefits

There’s been no shortage of Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions regarding employment status in the gig economy and we start the year with another: Stuart Delivery Ltd v. Mr Warren Augustine.

Commercial Property

What are property searches and why do you need them?

As with any significant financial investment, it usually pays to find out as much as you can about the commodity that you are investing in. Property is no different. In property matters, information is usually power, in this case, the power to act quickly in walking away from a bad deal or to renegotiate its terms; or at least to anticipate and prepare for its negative consequences.

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