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?
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.
How TUPE and working time regulations have changed
Our latest bitesized edition looks at changes to the Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023.
DAS appoints new CEO
Subject to Regulatory approval, Chief Customer Officer Tony Coram will be appointed DAS CEO with effect from January 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.