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Samuel Phillips Law Blog

Month: September 2021

Litigation

The Final Countdown: Limitation Dates: What they are and why they are important

Limitation dates arise from the Limitation Act 1980 and create deadlines for when various types of claim must be issued at Court. Whilst the applicable deadline varies between different types of claim, the purpose of limitation dates is clear and consistent: to bring a certainty and finality to litigation.

Employment

Will it Pay to Stay Remote?

With high profile employers stating workers who opt to work from home could see reduced pay, we look at the reality, practicality and legality of such decision making in the UK.

Employment

Universal Credit

The Government plans to remove the £20 per week uplift for those receiving universal credit from October. We investigate the impact of the removal of this covid-19 related benefit bonus, which affects 2.3m in work.

Employment

Mentoring on the Rise

Changes in working patterns due to Covid-19 led to a significant increase in mental health and wellbeing issues. Increasingly employers are looking to engage a variety of initiatives to support their staff as working from home continues. One very effective option is to introduce or broaden mentoring programmes. We look at the subject in greater detail, what exactly is mentoring and how can it help your organisation?

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