The festival of Diwali—what employers need to know

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Employment analysis: Should employers have a workplace policy covering religious observance? In the context of Diwali 2018, Pranav Bhanot, solicitor at Wiseman Lee LLP, advises employers on what they should take into consideration and what action is required. What is Diwali? How long does it last? Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists across the world. The … Read More

The Exchange: An Exciting New Cross-Culture Adventure For the Law Industry

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Wednesday 7th of February 2018 saw Lord Jitesh Gadhia chair the launch of the India-UK Legal Exchange Programme at the House of Lords. In order to better the work experience of both UK and Indian lawyers, the programme has been created to offer the opportunity for lawyers from both countries to learn about the differences between their respective legal industries. … Read More

Holiday pay and the gig economy

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Holiday Pay Gig Economy

Most of us are by now very familiar with the ‘gig economy’ whose businesses deliver our pizzas and provide us with cabs and numerous other services. None of these businesses are alike but many of them share one particular characteristic: they have treated the people working for them as self-employed. As self-employed people, the individuals working for such businesses do … Read More