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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.
The Adoption Process
Emma Armstrong explains the adoption process and the things to consider if you are thinking about adopting a child.
Published Friday 8th June 2018
Harassment in the workplace
HR Consultant Julie Davis gives an overview of the law surrounding harassment and outlines how an employer can tackle it in the workplace.
Published Friday 1st June 2018
Understanding Mental Capacity
Stacy Williams gives a guide to mental capacity and explains what happens when an important legal decision must be made by someone who lacks capacity.
Published Friday 25th May 2018
A guide to injunctions
Trainee solicitor George Farrer, who qualifies into the Dispute Resolution team in September, explains what an injunction is, when one can be sought, and the procedures which must be followed.
Published Friday 18th May 2018
Tenancy Deposit Schemes - A Landlords’ Guide
Natalie Clifford explains Tenancy Deposit Schemes and how they are used to protect deposits paid by a tenant to a landlord.
Published Friday 11th May 2018
Legal separation: Making it ‘official’
Solicitor Zoe Tremeer-Holme explains legal separation, as an alternative to divorce, and looks at some of the issues to discuss with your lawyer.
Published Friday 4th May 2018
A guide to small claims
Sadie Cuthbert gives a brief guide to small claims and the role of the small claims track in settling common disputes under £10,000.
Published Friday 27th April 2018
Gripes, grumbles and grievances
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains how an employer should correctly handle an employee complaint and when to begin a formal grievance procedure.
Published Friday 20th April 2018
This stuff makes sense – employment contracts and policies.
Employment Law Partner Nigel Crebbin looks at the importance of well written employment contracts and policies.
Published Friday 13th April 2018
Occupational Disease: Mesothelioma
In her latest blog, Stacy Williams investigates Mesothelioma and explains what is involved in bringing a personal injury claim.
Published Friday 6th April 2018
NHS Complaints Procedure
Thinking about making a complaint to the NHS for medical treatment? Follow Burnetts' step by step guide to the process.
Published Friday 30th March 2018
Changes to EPC Regulations – 1st April 2018
Rebecca Davidson explains changes to the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Regulations from 1st April 2018, which will significantly affect 38% of commercial properties in the UK.
Published Friday 23rd March 2018