News and Events

In this section of the site you can view current news releases and forthcoming seminars and webinars.

Gender pay gap means women in the UK work for free

The Guardian reports that women in the UK effectively work for free for more than two months a year because of the country’s gender pay gap. According to the TUC, and based on data obtained from the Office of National Statistics, “women effectively work for free for the first 67 days of the year”. The […]

The Sun apologises and pays substantial damages over false ‘Trojan Horse’ plot allegation

The Sun has apologised and agreed to pay substantial damages to Nasim Ashraf and Hafizan Zaman over an article that falsely alleged that they were involved in a “Trojan Horse” plot Rahman Lowe Solicitors successfully represented Mr Ashraf and Mrs Zaman with their defamation claim against The Sun. The Sun published a number of articles which falsely alleged that the couple […]

Telegraph apologises and pays damages to Nasim Ashraf and Hafizan Zaman

Rahman Lowe Solicitors successfully represent Nasim Ashraf and Hafizan Zaman with their defamation claim against the Telegraph over alleged ‘Trojan Horse plot’ The Telegraph has today published an apology to Mr Ashraf and Mrs Zaman and agreed to pay them libel damages and legal costs. Zillur Rahman of Rahman Lowe Solicitors along with barrister, Mark […]

CIPD Event – Equal Pay and Gender Pay Gap Reporting

On 17 January 2018, Jahad Rahman of Rahman Lowe Solicitors was invited to speak at an Employment Law event in association with the CIPD East London branch in Canary Wharf. Jahad Rahman provided delegates with an overview of the complex area of equal pay. The session also explored the differences between equal pay claims and […]

Settlement Agreements – A Guide

Settlement Agreements (previously known as compromise agreements) are used as a tool to deal with workplace disputes. Settlement Agreements are commonly used to help end an employment relationship in a mutually acceptable manner. ACAS has produced a guide and a statutory code of practice on Settlement Agreements and the use of Settlement Agreements to resolve […]

Uber loses employment status case in Employment Appeal Tribunal

Uber BV and others v Aslam and others UKEAT/0056/17 Uber has lost an appeal against a ruling from last year that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed. The taxi app lost at the hearing last year in the Employment Tribunal when it was ruled that two of its drivers were Uber […]

Transport for London ‘to cut 1400 jobs’

According to some unions, Transport for London (TfL) has proposed to cut 1,400 jobs as part of plans to save £5.5bn by 2021. The BBC reports that the RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: “As part of the Mayor’s efforts to slash spending by £5.5bn by 2021 we are now being told that the company plans […]

Rahman Lowe Solicitors ranked as ‘Leading Firm’ in Legal 500 2017

  We are very pleased to announce that Rahman Lowe Solicitors has been ranked as a Leading Firm in Employment Law by the Legal 500 independent guide to the legal profession yet again. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. We are delighted that our ‘commercial, […]

Rahman Lowe & CIPD seminar – Employment Law Update

On 3 October 2017, Jahad Rahman of Rahman Lowe Solicitors was invited to speak at an Employment Law event in association with the CIPD North London branch at the Hilton Hotel in Angel, London. Jahad Rahman provided delegates with an overview of the latest developments in employment law, including the implications of the recent decision […]

Social Media Misconduct

Social Media Misconduct: long-serving employee’s dismissal over Facebook comments was harsh but fair In the case of Plant v API Microelectronics Ltd (“API”), the Employment Tribunal held that the dismissal of a long-serving employee was fair after she had made derogatory comments about her employer on Facebook The Tribunal found that Mrs Plant was aware […]

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