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In May 2014, Mr Lee ordered a cake from a bakery company in Northern Ireland. He asked for the cake to be decorated with the wording “Support for Gay Marriage”. Initially Mr Lee’s request was accepted by the bakery, but a few days later Mr lee was told that the order could not be fulfilled as the bakery was a Christian business. Mr Lee was not happy and decided to sue the bakery for discrimination on grounds of his sexual orientation and political opinion.
You are entitled to object to your neighbours’ building plans, but wise homeowners always seek professional legal advice before doing so.
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision on worker status in the case of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith.
The next instalment of “gig economy” case law hit the legal press yesterday as the Addison Lee couriers joined Uber drivers and Pimlico Plumbers as “workers” within the meaning of the Working Time Regulations 1998, following an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling.
When the General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on 25 May this year it will impact many businesses.