General advice , Motorcycling
What to do if the council won’t fix the potholes on your road
Corey Evans, Associate at DAS Law clarifies the legal position around damage caused by potholes and the possible repercussions for those who seek to resolve them themselves.
General advice , Property disputes
How far you can legally go to stop someone from playing a trick on you this Halloween
Halloween is generally a ‘spooktacular’ time for all but a few bad apples can spoil the fun. So what can you do if someone chooses to play a trick and damages your property?
Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work
If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.
How employers can prevent harassment or bullying in the workplace
Employers can be liable for employees who have subjected other employees to harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent harassment.
How “purpose or reasonable effect” can affect workplace harassment cases
Harassment in the workplace has come under a spotlight in the last few years and employers have put their policies and practices under the spotlight to ensure they are doing all they can to eliminate it.
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts – what the government is proposing
employees are departing who may have had access to trade secrets, strategic plans, financial plans and customer or client confidential information.
The Sunset Clause Removal: retaining and discarding EU Law – The Bitesized Edition
Following Brexit, in September 2022 the government introduced a bill creating powers to revoke, amend, replace, restate or assimilate approximately 2,400 pieces of EU Law.
Facial recognition cameras – what your rights are
Where does the law stand on the use of facial recognition software? Elisa Ribeiro, legal adviser at DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.
General advice , Motorcycling
Motoring offences: drivers need to keep up to speed on the rules of the road
Breaking any speed limit (including temporary speed limits) is an offence, and it is the driver’s responsibility to be aware of the law.
The Carer’s Leave Bill – The Bitesized Edition
This bill introduces the right for employees to take up to one week’s unpaid leave per year for employees who are providing or arranging care.
Neonatal Care Leave & Pay – The Bitesized Edition
In 2022 the Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill was backed by the Government, and on 24 March 2023 the Bill passed second reading at the House of Lords.
Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill – The Bitesized Edition
This bill has been introduced to amend the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) relating to liabilities for harassment.
Workplace stress: your responsibilities as an employer
Commenting on Stress Awareness Week, Simon Roberts, Solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says employers needs to do about stress.