Employment Law Update April 2024

Employment Law Update April 2024 Prepare, prepare for April 2024…and in one case, March 2024 Employment Law Update April 2024 is going to be an important month for all of us who work with people in the workplace. Download Now

arch.law appoints inaugural Chief Operating Officer

arch.law appoints inaugural Chief Operating Officer   Leading distributed law firm, arch.law has made a key strategic appointment with Jonathan Patterson joining as its inaugural Chief Operating Officer. Jonathan joins from DWF Group plc where he has worked for the last nine years in a number of roles including Managing Director of Innovation & Ventures. […]

Interview with Andrew Fahey, CEO of Brookson Group

Hello and welcome to the arch law podcast, delivering legal solutions differently. My name is Andrew Leaitherland and I am the founder and CEO of arch law limited today. I’m joined by Andrew Fahey. Welcome Andrew. Nice to be. Nice to see you. You’ve had a busy, old time, which we’ll talk about in a […]

Increased Vento Bands

By arch.portfolio member Kareena Prescott. The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland have updated the bands of awards for injury to feelings, known as the Vento bands. In respect of claims presented on or after 6 April 2022, the Vento bands shall be as follows:   a lower band of […]

Taxi Driver not a “Worker”…

By arch.portfolio member Kareena Prescott. In Johnson v Transopco UK Ltd, the EAT has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that a taxi driver working through the Mytaxi app was not a ‘worker’ of the app operator. Even though the driver had an obligation of personal service, the operator was a ‘client or customer’ of the […]

Remote Right to Work Checks extended to 30 September 2022

By arch.portfolio member Kareena Prescott. In March 2020 the Home Office made the following temporary changes to Right to Work Checks due to Covid-19: checks can be carried out over video calls job applicants and existing workers can send scanned documents or a photo of documents for checks using email or a mobile app, rather […]

ACAS Publishes New Bereavement Leave Guidance

By arch.portfolio member Kareena Prescott. On 16 February 2022, Acas published new guidance, Time off work for a bereavement. https://www.acas.org.uk/time-off-for-bereavement The guidance aims to help employers understand the time off and pay that a bereaved employee may be entitled to and provides advice to employers about dealing with bereavement in the workplace. The guidance covers bereavements that […]

Molly Dick

arch.direct member Molly Dick E: molly.dick@arch.law T: +44 (0)3332 423976 Molly is a law graduate from Edinburgh University who has joined arch.law as an arch.direct member to support our arch.portfolio and arch.resource members deliver legal solutions differently. Molly has a particular interest in legal solutions for individuals as well as supporting on major litigation matters. […]

Lindsey McQueen

Lindsey is the Operations Director at Arch Investment Acquisitions.

Arch I.A. is a property investment acquisition solution, where we combine leading edge technology with high quality lawyers and advisors to deliver legal solutions differently for our clients. We recognise that law is not simply a service but a platform to give our clients the solution that allows them to rectify their problem or maximise their opportunity.

Family Investment Company: a great way to plan for inheritance tax

Family Investment Companies (“FICs”) offer a great structure through which people can pass on wealth while maintaining control of assets in a tax efficient way. What are they? FICs are private limited companies whose shareholders are family members, with the parents typically named as directors. The structure can enable parents to keep control over assets, […]