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Torque Law shortlisted for Niche Law Firm of the Year

We are beyond thrilled to report that Torque Law has been shortlisted in this year’s Yorkshire Legal Awards.  This is the first time we’ve entered these awards and to…

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Law Torque newsletter – July 2018

Okay, so football’s not coming home but most of us agree that there was a different feel about this England team; a sense of teamwork, a positive attitude and an inspiring…

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Are menopausal employees entitled to special protection in the workplace?

A recent case has highlighted the fact that employees transitioning through the menopause may be regarded as disabled and protected from unlawful discrimination in the workplace. In Davies…

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IR35 – major changes afoot for the private sector

The UK Government has published a consultation paper considering options for improving compliance with the IR35 regime in the private sector (click here to read).  The lead proposal…

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Law Torque newsletter – June 2018

The signs of summer are finally beginning to show and as we commence ‘our’ attempt to win one of the most fiercely fought-over sporting events (yes, the parent’s race at the…

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Notice of termination: Supreme Court clarifies position on contractual notice delivered by post and when it takes effect

In a ruling earlier this month, the Supreme Court has clarified that, for contractual purposes, written notice delivered by post takes effect when an employee reads the relevant…

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Did you know the ICO can prosecute an employee who steals personal data?

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently announced another prosecution of an employee who stole personal data from his old employer with a view to setting up a…

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Are we on the cusp of a ‘tsunami of claims’?

Charlie Mullins, CEO of Pimlico Plumbers, has suggested that UK business is set for an onslaught of claims from self-employed contractors on the hunt for improved rights and…

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Law Torque newsletter – May 2018

As businesses gear up for the introduction of the GDPR, it’s great to see so many organisations taking these important changes to data protection laws seriously.  If you’re still unsure how…

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Latest twist in shared parental leave case law

EAT leaves the door wide open for indirect sex discrimination claims to succeed in latest twist in shared parental leave cases Hot on the heels of the Employment…

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