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The Law Society has said that employment law is getting a much-needed overhaul to protect the rights of people working in the gig economy.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
HMCTS are conducting research on video hearings and the legal professional user experience as part of the court modernisation programme.
In this Law Society Podcast, we discuss the findings of Matthew Taylor's far-reaching review of modern employment practices, commissioned by the Prime Minister Theresa May.
Most of us know, roughly, what our rights at work are: that our pay is a certain amount, that we should get sick days and holiday, and can't be arbitrarily fired. But for people working in the 'gig economy' or other less conventional working arrangements, understanding whether you're an employee with all those rights, genuinely self-employed and so must fend for yourself, or that grey "worker" area in between, is complicated.
Nick Denys talks to Nigel Mackay and Annie Powell, who ran the case for the drivers, about the clash between employment law and technology platforms.
This practice note offers advice on that right and suggests forms of flexible working that practices may wish to consider.
Advice and information for employment practitioners
This practice note offers advice on how judicial mediation works in the employment tribunal and considers the potential benefits for claimants and respondents.
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