‘Self-isolation’ – what it means and its possible impact on your rights and pay
More and more people in the UK are being told to self-isolate to minimise the spread of the Coronavirus. What impact will this have on workers’ rights and pay?
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?
Braving the storms: what every employee and employer needs to know about winter commuting
If you run your own business, bad weather can cause chaos when staff can’t get in. What employment law regulations are in place when handling transport troubles in winter?
If your engagement doesn’t have a happy ending, who gets the ring?
If your fiancé(e) or unexpectedly breaks off the engagement, who gets to keep the engagement ring?
General advice , Motorcycling
What you need to know about seat belts and car seats
What is the current law on wearing seatbelts? DAS Law’s Molly-Ellen Turecek explains.
My employer is advertising my job. Where do I stand?
DAS Law’s Lauren Woolf explains what to do if you find out your employer has been advertising your job without informing you that you are being dismissed.
The right to peaceful protest
The right to peaceful protest in the UK is expressly guaranteed under European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR). But how does that translate into our law? What is the current UK law on protesting?
Goods and services disputes
How to escape your gym contract in the new year
Gyms are prepared for a New Year’s resolution rush and every January, millions of people rush to sign expensive gym membership contracts. But how fair are these contracts and can you terminate them if your situation changes?
General advice , Property disputes
Ho-ho-home invasion: is Father Christmas trespassing?
When he enters your home, is Father Christmas actually trespassing? If he does so without your expressed permission, could he be prosecuted?
General advice , Employment disputes
Beware the perils of sharing colleagues’ Christmas party antics on social media
Are people allowed to record and share your more embarrassing moments without your permission? What does the law have to say?
Employment disputes , Goods and services disputes
All you need to know about tipping
Are we legally obliged to tip? Does that money actually go to the staff or is it kept by the business owner? Thomas Pertaia has the answers.
The school nativity – is there danger lurking in the manger?
Anthony Di Palma, solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the photographic minefield of the school nativity play.
Goods and services disputes
7 questions Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers should ask
If you are waiting to see the myriad of deals that Black Friday and Cyber Monday will offer, you need to know your rights when it comes to buying online.