Employment law

Q&A: BLM's Matthew Harrington and Alistair Kinley

Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…

This week in Post: Washouts and windfalls

When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…

Analysis: Gig economy: The big gig ruling

The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…

India's increasing use of employment law

No-one could have anticipated that Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States would lead to an increase in employment litigation in India, but that is precisely what has happened.

Group risk: A group safety net

With state benefits set at low levels, the safety net of group risk cover has never been more valuable. But although sales are creeping up, providers and advisers believe there is much more that could be done to grow the market

Blog: Point of reference

Key changes form part of these new rules, as firms will have to ask former employers for regulatory references about the employee going back six years.

Insurer wins lawsuit to sue Lance Armstrong

Acceptance Insurance Holdings has won the right to sue disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong after a judge in Texas refused Armstrong’s request to dismiss the case.

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