2021 and Dispute Management

I am not sure if you have noticed but one of the negative effects of the pandemic is the increased incidence of disputes between employees and employers. If you remember back to this time last year, we went into the crisis with something of a blitz mentality. There...

VIDEO: Data Protection and Brexit

Our latest video is available to view on the Refreshing Law YouTube channel – please click here to watch Anna discussing Data Protection and Brexit and some of the implications and recent developments in this area. Refreshing Law Ltd  – 1 February...

COVID-19 – Risk Assessments: update

We are only 4 weeks into January and already this is the second time I have blogged about updating risk assessments. My last Blog on the subject can be found here. Why I am nagging you again is that on 20 January 2021, the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions)...

VIDEO: Collective Redundancy

Our latest video is available to view on the Refreshing Law YouTube channel – please click here to watch Anna discussing a collective redundancy related case that has just come out of the European Court of Justice and why it is still important that we understand...

Client feedback

“I was completely happy with all of my dealings with Refreshing Law and with the way they conducted my case. Clear and prompt communications, very good availability to answer my queries and helpful, understanding staff. I was more than satisfied with the final...

Modern Slavery: closer to home than you think?

I don’t mind admitting that I am an avid fan of the Radio 4 series, the Archers. The current storyline involves the nuclear fallout surrounding one of my favourite characters, Kirsty. She has discovered that she married the leader of a modern slavery gang master...

COVID-19 – SSP Update

As you will know, in December the Government’s public health advice reduced the self-isolation period for those with symptoms of Covid-19 who have tested positive or live in a household with someone who has tested positive from 14 days down to 10 days. On Christmas...

COVID-19 – Workforce Risk Assessment

Given the Christmas break and along with the chopping and changing everybody has experienced, you could be forgiven for being unclear as to what your responsibilities are towards those who were shielding during the first lockdown in 2020. In Wales, employers are...

VIDEO: Can we force vaccinations?

Our latest video is available to view on the Refreshing Law YouTube channel – please click here to watch Anna discussing the extent to which an employer is going to be able to force an employee to have the COVID-19 vaccination when it gets to their turn to...