Monthly Archives: December 2014

Driving licence update

  Earlier this month we advised that the DVLA was planning to scrap the paper driving licence in January 2015. Following pressure from the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the Government has now decided to delay plans to abolish the paper counterpart to the driving licence until a suitable online system for checking licence details is […]

Travelling to Cuba? Sigue leyendo…

One of the many unique features about high net worth home insurance is the ability to extend cover to include annual travel insurance for you and your family on a worldwide basis. However, what is meant by the term ‘worldwide’? Most would naturally make the assumption that it means cover is provided throughout the world […]

To all Range Rover owners & those with keyless entry cars

It’s curious to think that Range Rovers, steeped in regard for their harmonious mixture of security and style, are fast proving to be one of the easiest vehicles to steal in the UK. The Metropolitan police for example have revealed that between January and July of this year almost 300 Range Rover Evoques and Range […]

Don’t make heavy ‘weather’ of health & safety

The ‘weather bomb’ – or for the technically minded out there, a ‘cyclogenesis’ – has brought strong winds to a large part of the country.  Whilst many of the newspapers have got really overexcited about this, most people and premises have not suffered any ill effects. However, as Winter takes a grip, the risk of […]

Deck the halls!

With Christmas just around the corner, employers need to consider how they will calculate holiday pay based on recent tribunal decisions. The Bear Scotland vs Fulton decision confirms that a worker must receive their ‘normal pay’ during holiday periods which, for many workers, will not just be their basic rate of pay. Previous cases also […]