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    Employment law overhaul takes account of gig economy

    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.

    17 December 2018
    Press release

    Guidance for law firms on publishing price and service information

    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.

    1 November 2018
    Press release

    Your views on video hearings are needed

    HMCTS are conducting research on video hearings and the legal professional user experience as part of the court modernisation programme.

    16 October 2018

    How can employment law ensure good work for all?

    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.

    8 October 2017

    Knowing your employment rights: the case for reforming employment status law

    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.

    27 June 2017

    The lawyers who challenged Uber

    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.

    6 March 2017

    Flexible working

    This practice note offers advice on that right and suggests forms of flexible working that practices may wish to consider.

    14 August 2015
    Practice notes


    Advice and information for employment practitioners

    16 September 2014

    Judicial mediation

    This practice note offers advice on how judicial mediation works in the employment tribunal and considers the potential benefits for claimants and respondents.

    6 October 2011
    Practice note
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