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Jersey Employment Cases of Interest

Dix v Sigma Group Limited [2021] JRC 159 A very interesting case about a workplace pension scheme. By way of executive summary, in 1988 the employer established a defined benefit...

September 06, 2021 Read more

UK Employment Legislation of Interest

Mandatory vaccinations for people working in care home environment The UK government has announced that it will be mandatory as a condition of employment of people in care homes in...

September 06, 2021 Read more

UK Tribunal cases of Interest

Dobson v North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (UKEAT/0220/19) The Claimant was employed by an NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) as a community nurse. She was a mother of...

September 06, 2021 Read more

Jersey Employment Legislation of Interest

Draft Discrimination (Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 202- On 21 July 2021, the States Assembly adopted proposition to adopt the Draft Discrimination (Amendment of Law) (Jersey) Regulations 202-. Once enacted,...

September 06, 2021 Read more

Lender Valuations – who does it benefit?

When buying a house, your mortgage provider will carry out a valuation to check the property is mortgageable, but it’s essential to instruct an independent survey to protect your interests.

August 24, 2021 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Divorce

What does it mean and how does it happen? A divorce formally ends a marriage. It is different to an annulment and different to just being separated. To get divorced...

August 16, 2021 Read more

Civil Unions

This article was first published in Gallery magazine. Currently, only those in a same-sex couple can enter into a civil partnership in Jersey. In England, civil partnerships have also been...

August 11, 2021 Read more

Tenancy Management Update – Children Welcome!

The States Assembly has recently voted in favour of an amendments to the provisions of the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013. The effect of those amendments is to ensure that prospective tenants are not discriminated against by landlords on the basis that they have children under the age of 18. In this article George Pearce identifies the key changes arising from those amendments which those who rent or manage residential properties need to be aware of.

August 04, 2021 Read more
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