The recent court case demonstrates why the cost certainty for employers of lump sum prices should be balanced with certainty and/or a proper pricing of any risk in the scope for the contractor, particularly where the scope of works is widely drawn and its content uncertain.
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Should there be a presumption in law that a child benefits from both parents being involved in their life? Shared parenting is one of the areas raised in a recent consultation over reform of family law in Scotland. Here, we look at the pros and cons of the approach.
The UK’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement gives greater clarity to the legal landscape once the UK officially leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. So, as it stands, what does it mean for EU workers in the UK?
As Christmas approaches, so does the work Christmas party season. In keeping with the tradition of employment lawyers, here is a tale of festive woe originating from a Christmas party – the Court of Appeal decision in Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd.
Whilst I am sure most of the nation probably shares my sense of "Brexit fatigue", one aspect of the current debate has parallels with the process clients face upon separation with a view to divorce. Sometimes clients of the family law team know that the separation is something that needs to happen, whether they wished it to happen or not, but there is little or no guidance available to them to enable informed choices to be made.