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New Employment Insights Video – Holidays and Furlough Part 2

New Employment Insights Video – Holidays and Furlough Part 2

10th April, 2020

In a two part special, Rebecca Eeley and Amy Smith tackle the interaction between furlough and holidays. Part Two will address two further frequent questions...

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New Employment Insights Video – Holidays and Furlough

New Employment Insights Video – Holidays and Furlough

9th April, 2020

In a two part special, Rebecca Eeley and Amy Smith tackle the interaction between furlough and holidays. Part one will address two key questions...

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Julie-Anne Luck notes new PD on agreeing extensions during the Covid-19 pandemic, and other important guidance

9th April, 2020

All practitioners should be aware of new Practice Direction 51ZA, which permits parties to agree extensions of up to 56 days without formally notifying the court (rather than the current 28 days), so long as that does not put a hearing date at risk...

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Jamie Hill provides practical guidance on e-bundling for remote court hearings

8th April, 2020

Virtually all cases during the currency of the COVID-19 pandemic will now take place remotely, using either telephone or video conferencing.

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Virtual Fast Track Personal Injury Trial

6th April, 2020

Members of the 9 St John Street Personal Injury Group have produced a short film demonstrating the use of remote technology to undertake a mock fast track road traffic liability trial.

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Social-distancing and travel restrictions did not prevent Richard Price from helping several parties settle their Inheritance Act

3rd April, 2020

What do you get when you take 10 participants (split into 3 groups), 1 mediator and 14 hours of on-line mediation via Zoom? The answer, after a lot of detailed discussion and hard negotiation, is 1 settlement agreement.

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The Employment Team of 9 St John Street launch Employment Insights

The Employment Team of 9 St John Street launch Employment Insights

3rd April, 2020

Employment Insights is a series of short Q&A videos aimed at providing practical advice and guidance to workers, employees and employers who are concerned about employment rights and employment law developments during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Sarah Kilvington appears in two day contested trial, conducted entirely remotely by Skype for Business

2nd April, 2020

Sarah Kilvington successfully argued that a prohibited steps order be lifted allowing the mother to travel abroad (theoretical in the present Covid-19 pandemic) and that a clearly defined child arrangements order be made following a 2 day contested hearing.

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Employment Tribunal rules that Civic Nationalism and belief in Anti-Political Correctness are not protected under the Equality Act

2nd April, 2020

James Hurd acted for the Respondent in this Employment Tribunal in Liverpool, involving the former Merseyside Regional Mayoral candidate for UKIP, who brought proceedings for unfair dismissal, direct discrimination and harassment.

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Louise Quigley answers frequently asked questions posed by employers and employees for Manchester Evening News

1st April, 2020

Louise Quigley writes for the Manchester Evening News, answering key questions posed by many worried employees and employers during the coronavirus outbreak.

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