Burnetts' trainee solicitor Ross Galbraith has secured a six month secondment at the Law Society’s office in Brussels as part of this training.
In this months article, his 2nd in a series of monthly updates, Ross discusses his recent work on the Brussels Agenda as well as the debate on the UK - EU relationship.
Towards the end of last month the Government finally put legislation before Parliament explaining what it had in mind for Employment Tribunal (ET) fees.
On 12th October 2011 the European Commission put forward a set of legal proposals for reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The Commission proposed 4 regulations on direct payments, rural development, market organisation and horizontal aspects.
In a recent summary hearing (E-NIK Ltd v Department for Communities and Local Government) the High Court has highlighted the dangers of setting minimum quantities of product which a buyer must pay for.
Senior Partner John Morris warns against getting too creative with redundancy selection criteria….
A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision provides a reminder to all employers that any departure from the conventional approach to selection criteria during a redundancy exercise must be treated with caution.
In this business briefing, Head of Business Services John Noctor highlights the key issues a business should consider during contract negotiations.
Head of Business Services, John Noctor highlights two recent cases which emphasise the importance for businesses of taking care when negotiating and drafting contracts.
Rob Winder, Head of Property and Debt Recovery, explains how changes to legislation mean that Charging Orders can now be used to secure a debt even when a debtor is paying by instalments.
Whistleblowing has been very much in the news over the last few weeks and a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decided that a disclosure of information after employment ends can be protected disclosure under the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
Vaughan Jones explains why businesses that run comparative advertisements need to ensure that any comparative claims that they make can stand up to scrutiny. A successful claim for false, deceptive or misleading advertisements can be expensive and result in a loss of consumer confidence in your products or services.
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