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The latest blogs from experts in our HR, employment law, dispute resolution and medical negligence teams. Your shares, comments and feedback are very welcome.
Fixed term contracts
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains fixed term contracts and important regulations for employers to note.
Published Wednesday 28th June 2017
Mediation – We can work it out!
Solicitor Joanne Grey explains mediation and the benefits of using the approach during separation.
Published Thursday 22nd June 2017
Should I become a franchisee?
Emma Armstrong explains the benefits and drawbacks to becoming a franchisee.
Published Thursday 15th June 2017
An introduction to SDLT
Anita Jobling gives an introduction to SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) when dealing with residential properties.
Published Friday 9th June 2017
Commercial leases: A guide to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Rebecca Davidson explains the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, an important piece of legislation which is relevant to all commercial leases.
Published Thursday 1st June 2017
Advance Directive – Planning for your future care and treatment
A person may wish to plan for their future care should the time arise that they lose capacity. Sophie Allinson explains how this can be carried out with an advance…
Published Wednesday 24th May 2017
CAFCASS: Who they are and what to expect
Amy Fallows explains CAFCASS' role in divorce, separation and disagreements about child arrangements.
Published Friday 19th May 2017
The National Minimum Wage – are you getting it?
HR Consultant Julie Davis outlines the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates and whether employee benefits can offset the payable rate.
Published Friday 12th May 2017
What is Diffuse Axonal Injury?
Personal injury lawyer Alix Walker explains the brain injury Diffuse Axonal Injury.
Published Tuesday 9th May 2017
Solar panels - What you need to know
Sophie Allinson gives an overview of the legal aspects to be taken into account when considering whether to invest in solar panels.
Published Friday 5th May 2017
Discount rate for personal injury claims
Sophie Allinson explains what the government changes to the personal injury discount rate aim to achieve and what this means for personal injury claims and insurers.
Published Wednesday 3rd May 2017