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I. Stephanie Boyce: Vice President of the Law Society joins Rosenblatt for a Q&A on diversity and inclusion

With October being Black History Month, Rosenblatt’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee was delighted to host Vice President of the Law Society I. Stephanie Boyce for a Q&A session with our employment partner Michelle Chance, in which she discussed a variety of diversity issues facing the legal profession. Stephanie will become the first Black, the first ethnic minority President of the […]

Government’s Job Support Scheme expanded to aid businesses forced to close due to Covid-19

Following criticism that the Job Support Scheme does not go far enough and with the new tier system of more severe local restrictions being introduced, the government has responded more flexibly and announced that the Job Support Scheme (JSS), due to come into force from November, is to be expanded to cover firms forced to shut by law because of […]

Cost v Benefit Analysis of Covert Recordings in Employment Relationships: Tread carefully unless you have deep pockets!

For the majority of cases in the Employment Tribunal, unlike most claims in the civil courts, each party is expected to bear their own costs, regardless of which party is successful. However, in the recent game changer costs hearing in Tan v Copthorne Hotels Limited, the Tribunal ordered the Claimant to pay the Respondent an unprecedented six figure sum, highlighting […]

Government’s Job Support Scheme extends financial help for employers and employees

The Chancellor’s Job Support Scheme (JSS), announced on 24 September is intended to further soften the blow of the continuing economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as we move into the second wave in the U.K and brace ourselves for its economic impact. Whilst the current Job Retention Scheme (JRS) ends on 31 October, leaving those who have been […]

Partner, Michelle Chance, spoke at “The Future of Business: COVID – Safe Working” Webinar

BizSpace recently hosted the first episode of their new webinar series, exploring the future of business in an emerging post-COVID world. In the first episode, Rosenblatt’s partner, Michelle Chance, and a selection of experts provided insight and practical advice on the key issues concerning small business owners during these changing and uncertain times. More specifically, the session was designed to […]

Employment Partner, Michelle Chance, speaks at “The Future of Business: COVID – Safe Working” webinar

Date: Thursday 2nd July Time: 12-1pmAs the country gradually re-opens for business, BizSpace is hosting a special session with guest experts to discuss COVID-safe working.ABOUT THE EVENT:Welcome to The Future of Business webinar series, brought to you by BizSpace.Join us for the first of a new webinar series exploring the future of business in an emerging post-COVID world. In each episode, […]

Rosenblatt Appoints Employment Partner

Rosenblatt Limited (“Rosenblatt”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed a new partner as part of the continued expansion of the business. Michelle Chance joins Rosenblatt as Partner within Employment. Michelle specialises in employment and partnership law. Michelle acts for SME and PLC employers predominantly in the financial services, professional practices and media sectors and senior executives at boardroom […]

Our Employment Department considers the High Court’s recent decision that deliveroo drivers are not workers and what this decision means for employers that allow their staff to appoint a substitute

Worker Status and Personal Performance in light of the High Court’s Recent Decision in IWUGB v Central Arbitration Committee and Roofoods Limited t/a Deliveroo (an interested party) [2018] On 5 December 2018 the High Court dealt a blow to gig economy workers who perform services with a significant right of substitution by rejecting the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain’s […]

Case update: Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh [2018]

On 5 October 2018, the Scottish Employment Appeal Tribunal (the “SEAT”) handed down its decision in Professor Roya Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh [2018]. This decision…

Kavanaugh – #metoo – What businesses should learn

Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the US Senate on 27 September 2018 saw her refer to some of the social pressures which she says stopped her from reporting