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Employment disputes Do employees get extra pay on a leap year day?

Every four years, many workers find themselves cramming an extra day of work into an already packed year. But are workers in the UK entitled to extra pay for this extra work?

February 2024 Learn more
News ARAG SE acquires D.A.S. UK

The ARAG Group and ERGO Versicherung AG, ERGO Group’s property & casualty insurer in Germany, have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of D.A.S. UK, ERGO’s legal protection insurance business in the United Kingdom.

July 2023 Learn more
News DAS appoints new CEO

Subject to Regulatory approval, Chief Customer Officer Tony Coram will be appointed DAS CEO with effect from January 2022.

October 2021 Learn more
News Women in Law – what needs to change

In the latest of a series of articles, we ask women in law what they would change about the profession, the industry, and the system.

December 2019 Learn more
Family If your engagement doesn’t have a happy ending, who gets the ring?

Tom Eastment, Solicitor Apprentice at DAS, investigates the complex legal position surrounding ring ownership at the end of a relationship.

February 2024 Learn more
News Women in Law – balancing the LPC with work

Emma Peacock, Trainee Solicitor in DAS Law’s Catastrophic Injury team, discusses how she completed her LPC training while also working as a paralegal.

November 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes How Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave regulations are changing this year

In this Bitesized Edition, we look at the new Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave and Shared Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations, set to come into force on 6 April 2024.

February 2024 Learn more
News Women in Law – the dearth of female partners

Despite the fact that women account for 61% of law graduates, only 28% of private practice partners are female. What can be done to improve this figure?

November 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes 9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships

With National Apprenticeship Week here, we explain what employers need to consider regarding apprenticeship schemes and their legal obligations.

February 2024 Learn more
News Women in Law – the impact of flexible working

A mere 52% of solicitors at law firms work flexibly, compared to 66% of other UK professionals. Is flexible working a right and is it vital for encouraging more women into the industry?

October 2019 Learn more
Employment disputes How flexible working regulations are changing this year

Amendments to the current flexible working legislation will come into force this year. Any flexible working applications made on or after 6 April 2024 must be dealt with in accordance with the regulations.

January 2024 Learn more
General advice , Protecting your business 5 things you need to know about missing the self-assessment tax return deadline

With 31 January deadline fast approaching, time is ticking for the UK’s 5.4m tax payers to submit their Self-Assessment tax returns.

January 2024 Learn more