What the law says on poppies and Remembrance Day
Can your boss stop you from wearing a poppy at work? Alexandra Owen, senior associate at DAS Law, tells employers and employees what they need to know.
International Stress Awareness Week: your workplace rights
To mark International Stress Awareness Week, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.
General advice , Property disputes
How far you can legally go to stop people 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?
How to deal with mental health discrimination at work
There are legal protections in place to support those with a mental health condition. Here’s what you need to know if you are being treated unfairly at work because of your mental health.
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.
Road traffic accidents , General advice
What the law has to say about e-scooters, e-skateboards and bike hire schemes
Few of us could fail to notice the rise in the number of e-scooters and hire bikes on our roads. But what do owners and riders need to know?
Can your boss force you to work the August Bank Holiday?
Can you refuse to work on a bank holiday? DAS Law’s Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.
Understanding the law on facial recognition software
Where does the law stand on the use of facial recognition software? Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor, DAS Law, tells you what you need to know.
Employment disputes , Goods and services disputes , Professional services disputes
Is the customer always right when it comes to alcohol and pregnancy?
A recent Reddit post sparked debate on personal accountability and the rights of serving staff when it comes to alcohol. Larna Mason explains what the law says.
What employers should do during a heatwave
What are an employer's obligations to employees when the weather gets too hot? Hannah Parsons gives the lowdown.
Accidents at work , Protecting your business
How to keep your workers safe during Farm Safety Week
Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law, looks at what farmers are legally required to do to keep both themselves and their workers safe.
Employment disputes , Protecting your business
How working time regulations can limit your employees’ hours
A study by French researchers has highlighted some of the health risks faced by those working long hours. Sarah Garner, Solicitor at DAS Law, looks at the specific rules and regulations regarding the working day.
Your legal rights if you have private photos leaked
The UK Government has laws in place to combat ‘revenge porn’ and the sharing of private sexual materials with the intent to cause distress or financial gain, so what can you do if you find yourself in a similarly compromising situation?