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The Law Society intervened in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) to support a mentally vulnerable claimant in arguing that the EAT should have the power to appoint a litigation friend.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
The Law Society is conducting a survey on legal expenses insurance.
The Law Society, working in combination with other concerned parties, has secured major concessions on the government's shares-for-rights proposal.
Following last night's defeat in the House of Lords, the Law Society has repeated its call for the scrapping of the discredited 'shares for rights' scheme.
The Law Society has advised government that the proposed repeal of amendments to TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings) regulations risks creating uncertainty and added costs for business.
The lecture was delivered by the deputy prime minister, in memory of Robert Oakeshott, who championed the cause of worker co-operatives and employee ownership in the UK and around the world.
The president of the Law Society will today call for a rethink of flexible working to make law firms and other businesses more attractive to women − and men.
Proposals for new employee shareholder contracts are flawed and will lead to more red tape, rather than less, the Law Society warned this week.
The complexity and costs associated with offering employee ownership in return for the forfeiture of employment rights is likely to deter employers from recruiting on this basis, the Law Society has warned.
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