Case: Evans- v-Xactly Corporation Limited UKEATPA/0128/18 & 129/19/LA What is banter? Banter may be defined as “the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks” or to “exchange remarks in a good-humoured teasing way”. It is commonplace in many workplaces. In fact, it may also be deemed to be acceptable in [...]
Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates van Winkelhof The General Issues: What is the Importance of being a ‘worker’? The legal status, and rights therein, afforded to ‘workers’ is far more beneficial than that given to others, except for ‘employees’. This is why, in 2017, Deliveroo riders opposed [...]
Can employees disclose confidential information acquired during their employment if it is in the public interest?
Case: Initial Services Ltd v Putterill and another  1 QB 396 By Stefanie Stefanova General rule: Employees must not disclose to a third party any confidential information which they have acquired during the course of their employment. The information belongs to the employer and should be kept confidential. Exceptions: [...]
Last week, our Founder & Solicitor Andrew Gray attended the Harrogate & District Law Society Annual Legal Services Procession in York. Andrew, who is the acting President of the Harrogate & District Law Society, was invited to attend the procession amongst some of the most senior legal individuals in the [...]
Truth Legal gained widespread exposure this week when we joined a national debate on the safety of inflatable play equipment. Our Director, Georgina Parkin, was featured on the Dotty McLeod Breakfast Show of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, after a series of incidents had highlighted the lack of policy, regulations and entry [...]
There were a number of stories making the Harrogate headlines last month, including a new Harrogate Park & Ride scheme. See the top stories below: Man held at gun point over imitation firearm A 34-year-old man was arrested in The Den bar in the centre of Harrogate after customers made [...]
Hello there! My name is Andrew Gray and I'm the owner of Truth Legal Solicitors, here in gorgeous Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The reason I want to record a blog today is because, again, I'm really narked off. I read in the legal press about an hour ago at the [...]