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What is long COVID, and is an employee with it suffering from a disability?

Long COVID is the term used to describe the long-term effects of COVID-19, and employees could suffer from poor health for a long time after an initial COVID-19 infection. There are many different symptoms of long COVID, from exhaustion, breathing difficulties, continued fever, anxiety and stress, muscle weakness, or even heart or neurological problems. Read More...
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Imports into the UK

January 2021, new rules applied to imports of goods from outside the UK. Read More...

Car Dealer News

According to INDICTA UK’s latest used car market report, the high demand for used cars continues. UK used car sales were up 17,1% in June 21. 16.6% up on the year to date. Read More...

Potential Flu epidemic?

Having heard an interview recently on the BBC’s Today programme, I thought it worth drawing the points raised to the Lawdata membership. Professor Neil Ferguson who is one of the people who put the first lockdown together, said that due to the lockdown there were far fewer cases of flu last year, which means that the population will have fewer antibodies and therefore be less resistant to flu this year. Professor Ferguson suggests that we prepare ourselves for a potential Read More...

Overlooked? Music in the showroom of service bay…

This is another topic that we frequently get asked about and is something that is often overlooked. Do we need a music license if we have the radio on in the service bay and/or the showroom? The answer is quite simply yes. What you are in fact doing is paying a royalty to the performers who create the music you are listening to. It doesn’t matter by what means you are playing music, radio, streaming, tv, vinal, tape or cd. The question Read More...

Used Car Scandal ?

Recent articles in the Sun and other publications have suggested that that “millions” of customers are entitled to a refund on used cars. This follows an Advertising Standards Agency ruling in October that “vehicles that were ex-fleet (having previously been used for business purposes), including whether the car had been driven by multiple users was material information likely to influence a consumer’s transactional decision” and therefore that because the adverts “had omitted material information regarding the cars having been previously Read More...