The Rising Threat of Romance Scams

The Rising Threat of Romance Scams In the world of online romance, everything may not always be what it seems. Behind the allure of finding companionship lies a sinister trend that has seen a sharp rise: romance scams. As we delve into the intricacies of these schemes, it becomes evident that they not only prey […]

Seasons Greetings

As we approach the end of an eventful year, we at arch.law want to take a moment to reflect on our journey and express our deepest gratitude for the unwavering support of our clients and members.  It may not be a partridge in a pear tree, but it has been a year of remarkable achievements: […]

Navigating the Gig Economy

Navigating the Gig Economy: Demands for Worker Protection Grow. The gig economy has transformed the way we work, offering flexibility and opportunity for many individuals and businesses. However, it has also raised questions about the rights and protections afforded to self-employed workers, often referred to as ‘gig staff’. Recent legal developments, particularly the Supreme Court’s […]

Overtime and Holiday Pay: Ensuring Employee Rights and Business Success

Overtime and Holiday Pay: Ensuring Employee Rights and Business Success Overtime working and holiday pay are crucial aspects of employment law determining how much an employee should be paid for working extra hours and how much time off they are entitled to. The UK government has set the minimum holiday entitlement for full-time employees at […]

The Growing Risk of Personal Conduct to Law Firms

The Growing Risk of Personal Conduct to Law Firms The leadership team of a company play a crucial role in setting the tone for its daily operations. When the management philosophy is based on ethical practices and behaviour, it creates a positive impact on the entire organisation and allows leaders to guide employees by setting […]

Embracing flexible working

Embracing flexible working The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way we work, and perhaps one of the most significant transformations has been the widespread adoption of hybrid working arrangements. As the UK inches closer to pre-pandemic norms, the concept of hybrid working has firmly entrenched itself in the employment landscape. Characterised by a blend of […]

Disclosure in Employment Tribunal Proceedings: Understanding the Limits

Disclosure in Employment Tribunal Proceedings: Understanding the Limits In employment tribunal cases, the process of disclosure plays a vital role in ensuring transparency and fairness. It requires parties to disclose relevant documents to each other, allowing both sides to evaluate the strength of their case. However, there are limitations on what can be disclosed, particularly […]

Streamlining All-Employee Share Schemes: Government’s Plan to Boost Workforce Engagement.

Streamlining All-Employee Share Schemes: Government’s Plan to Boost Workforce Engagement. The Spring Budget 2023 saw the UK Treasury launch a call for evidence for Save As You Earn (SAYE) and Share Incentive Plans (SIP) non-discretionary employee share schemes with a view to making them more accessible and appealing for both companies and their employees. These […]

Balancing Privacy and Data Flow: Safeguarding Confidentiality in the Digital Age

Balancing Privacy and Data Flow: Safeguarding Confidentiality in the Digital Age In today’s digital age, the importance of privacy and data protection has become increasingly evident. As technology advances and data gains more value, the need for robust data protection laws and regulations has become a pressing issue. However, achieving a balance between privacy and […]

The Revival of ChatGPT

The Revival of ChatGPT The legal sector is no stranger to technological advancements, and the latest buzz surrounds the use of AI technology, specifically ChatGPT, in legal practice. The recent decision by the Italian data protection authority Garante to reverse its ban on the popular AI technology has sparked renewed interest and reignited discussions about […]