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Legal Updates

Employers Liability - Compulsory Insurance

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2017

Lawgistics have offered the following advice to business in respect of Employer's Liability - Compulsory Insurance. Most employers are required by law to insure against liability for injury or indus…

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Are you ready for the GDPR?

Date: Tuesday 05 September 2017

If you don't actually know what GDPR stands for, then you are almost certainly not ready for this key change of law which is coming your way. , The GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation…

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Increase to Compensation Limits and Tribunal Awards

Date: Wednesday 01 March 2017

The annual increases to compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legislation have just been announced, and will take effect from 6 April 2017, they include: &bull, Th…

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New penalties from next month

Date: Thursday 23 February 2017

Motorists are warned that new penalties for using their mobile phones behind the wheel come into force on 1 March. From next month, guilty drivers will receive six penalty points and a £,200 fi…

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Dept. for Transport and DVSA launch consultation on MOT changes

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2017

Further to the article in the IAAF eBulletin Issue 766, the Department for Transport and the DVSA have finally issued the consultation document seeking views on whether the age a vehicle gets its firs…

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Tax On Termination Payments

Date: Monday 26 September 2016

The government has started consultation on its proposed changes to tax treatment of termination payments. Changes to taxation of termination payments have been heavily trailed for some time and in t…

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Childcare vouchers do not need to be provided whilst employee on maternity leave

Date: Monday 27 June 2016

This was a controversial decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal and is possibly ripe for further challenge in the not too distant future. Generally speaking all employees on maternity leave are …

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Who is permitted to drive your vehicles?

Date: Monday 27 June 2016

There is occasionally a misconception amongst motor traders that a certificate of motor insurance permits any authorised driver to use any vehicle which is ,held in the policyholder&rsquo,s care, …

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Biggest change in insurance contract law for over 100 years

Date: Thursday 12 May 2016

Lawgistics, the IAAF's legal service provider has issued guidance on The Insurance Act 2015 (the &lsquo,Act&rsquo,) which received Royal Assent on 12th February 2015 and will come into force on the 12…

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Compassionate leave

Date: Monday 04 April 2016

Employees have no statutory right to compassionate leave, so a request can be refused. Although this is the legal position, it is often seen as being unfair. Employees are entitled to take a reason…

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Drug Driving Laws

Date: Monday 04 April 2016

New drug driving laws came into effect on the 2nd March 2016. &nbsp,They only apply to England and Wales and not to Scotland or Northern Ireland. &nbsp,The Road Traffic Act 1988 has been amend…

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Horseplay in the workplace or Hammer it home

Date: Tuesday 23 February 2016

Recently, a court refused to allow an appeal by an employee who was hit on the head by a thrown hammer. He was denied compensation from the employer and as such put in an appeal. , In the case of…

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Dealing with disability related absences

Date: Tuesday 09 February 2016

This is a common issue that arises in businesses up and down the country, long term sickness and potential disability discrimination.  ,When can an employer justifiably count a period absence attr…

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More rights for zero hour workers

Date: Tuesday 09 February 2016

Do you have any workers on a zero hours contract within your company? If so it is worth taking some time to check over their agreement and ensuring you are compliant with new developments on zero hour…

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Drink Driving – the morning after the night before

Date: Thursday 07 January 2016

Think!, the Department of Transport road safety website, has launched a new campaign to raise awareness regarding drink driving. No doubt during the festive period many alcoholic beverages were consum…

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The short-term right to reject under the Consumer Rights Act 2015

Date: Friday 06 November 2015

Following on from the last update about the short term right of consumers to reject goods, a question was received about who is responsible for getting the vehicle back to the dealer should a customer…

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Consumer Rights Act 2015

Date: Friday 30 October 2015

October 2015 brings the implementation of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 which will become the main piece of legislation on which consumers will be relying when buying a car, coming into force on 1st Oc…

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Legal Update from Lawgistics

Date: Friday 30 October 2015

Lawgistics, providers of the IAAF legal helpline, have recently encountered a number of cases where proceedings have been issued incorrectly, generally seen in the individual's name rather than the Li…

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Displaying your Company name….What are you obligated to do?

Date: Thursday 29 October 2015

Lawgistics, providers of the IAAF legal helpline, have recently encountered a number of cases where proceedings have been issued incorrectly, generally seen in the individual's name rather than the Li…

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