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Votes, Vibes, and Office Tribes: Handling Political Drama at Work

For those of us with a keen interest in politics, Christmas has come early. By Christmas, we of course mean the UK general election which is set to take place on 4th July 2024. The Labour Party (leading in the polls at the time of this publication) has published it’s Green Paper titled A New […]

Fan Zones and Flexi-Time: How Euros 2024 Can Energize Your Office

With the UEFA EURO 2024 championship scheduled to take place from 14th June to 14th July, each match is expected to have a live audience of 100 million people. That represents a significant amount of annual leave or, as the case may be, lots of people moving their mouse every ten minutes to keep their […]

All in a day’s work? The importance of volunteer agreements

Our caselaw update this month is the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Groom v Maritime and Coastguard Agency [2024] EAT 71. Here the EAT was asked to consider whether a volunteer in the Coastal Rescue Service could be a ‘worker’ in relation to activities he performed personally. By way of background, Mr. Groom, a […]