Managing the impact of the menopause and perimenopause at work is important for both workers and employers. For the worker experiencing symptoms it can be a difficult and sensitive time and for the employer it is a worker health and wellbeing concern which requires careful handling.
The Democratic Unionist Party (‘DUP’) has stated that “as things stand, we could not support what is being suggested on customs and consent issues and there is a lack of clarity on VAT”. The support of the DUP is considered crucial if the UK is to leave the EU with a deal on 31st October.
Scotland has always been different to the rest of the UK when it comes to claims and litigation. With a separate jurisdiction and its own unique legal concepts and rules, it has been essential for insurers to understand and acknowledge the quirks of the Scottish system and to deal with them accordingly. This has simply been one aspect of the business of being a UK-wide insurance provider.
As a business model, franchising enables the franchisee to take advantage of an existing brand to quickly develop their business without necessarily having the specialist knowledge in the proposed business activity.
When preparing to write this article, I had hoped to be able to provide the next instalment of “Brexit – The (Legal) Definition of Frustration”, updating the position on whether Brexit counts as a frustrating event (at least in the legal sense).