About Michael Latner

Partner I have over 14 years post-qualification experience and have spent much of that time working at major London law firms and in recent years at Stone Rowe Brewer LLP.

Personal protective equipment and the coronavirus outbreak

2020-04-22T10:05:41+01:00April 22nd, 2020|

Personal protective equipment and the coronavirus outbreak On almost a daily basis, much of the coronavirus related news focuses on the lack of suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) available to NHS staff and other carers. Whilst there are clearly issues with the supply of such equipment, employers in other sectors as well as the NHS [...]

Smart Motorways

2020-02-12T10:06:44+00:00February 12th, 2020|

As many road users are aware, so called ” smart “motorways have become increasingly common in recent years throughout the country. What is a smart motorway? According to the RAC, a smart motorway is a section of a motorway that uses traffic management methods to increase capacity and reduce congestion in particularly busy areas. These [...]

Player Head Injury

2019-10-24T11:25:36+01:00October 23rd, 2019|

As the Rugby World Cup reaches its knockout stages, much media attention is being given to players suffering head injuries. In separate games against Australia and Fiji, the Welsh fly-half Dan Biggar was forced to leave the field of play early, bringing into question his ongoing participation This comes at the same time as [...]

Zero Hours Contracts – No More Exclusivity

2019-10-30T09:05:28+00:00June 22nd, 2015|

Zero Hours Contracts – No More Exclusivity After months of publicity and debate, the Government’s ban on the use of exclusivity clauses within zero hours contracts has finally arrived.  As of 26 May 2015, employers can no longer prevent zero hours workers from working for another employer. As you may recall, zero hours contracts were [...]

Scrapping Zero-Hour Contracts: The Implications

2019-10-30T09:05:32+00:00April 16th, 2015|

Scrapping Zero-Hour Contracts: The Implications There has been a lot of discussion regarding the subject of so-called zero-hour contracts in recent years, and on 1st April 2015, Ed Miliband promised to ‘end the epidemic’ (of zero-hour contracts), which he claims are ‘undermining family life’, if Labour are successful in the forthcoming General Election. The implications [...]