Blog and Comment

Blog and Comment

22 May 2017

Care Funding

Laura Clarkeposted byLaura Clarke Solicitor

Care Funding

Funding future care is a subject which is becoming more topical every year. Between 2005/06 and 2014/15 the number of people aged 65 or over in England increased by almost a fifth and the number aged 85 and over rose by approaching a third.... Read more

10 April 2017

The Deliveroo Dispute

Amy Cousineau Masseyposted byAmy Cousineau Massey Solicitor

The Deliveroo Dispute

Fast food delivery service Deliveroo are facing a mutiny from some of their couriers. The riders are claiming that they are employees, and so entitled to the rights associated, Deliveroo however, say that they are self-employed contractors which means they’re not. So, who is right?... Read more

6 April 2017

Under The Spotlight: The Gender Pay Gap

Amy Cousineau Masseyposted byAmy Cousineau Massey Solicitor

Under The Spotlight: The Gender Pay Gap

Despite being a regular point of discussion the gender pay gap still exists. Although decreasing, it was still reported that the difference between the average full-time pay for male and female employees was at 9.4% in 2016. If asked, employers will most likely try to distract by discussing the policies they have in place for diversity, support for new parents and other schemes that benefit their employees. However, this is all about to change.... Read more