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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.
How to conduct a disciplinary hearing: a step by step guide
Read the popular step-by-step guide to conducting a disciplinary hearing from Burnetts' expert employment law and HR team: prepare yourself for tricky hearings in just 5 minutes.
Published Friday 18th January 2019
Travel disruptions and the workplace
Ready for the storm? With wintry weather on the horizon, we look at some of the employment law and HR issues likely to arise from travel disruptions.
Published Friday 11th January 2019
The Freedom of Information Act explained
Employment and HR lawyer Sinead McCracken explains the basics of The Freedom of Information Act.
Published Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Phased returns to work explained (video)
Solicitor Anna Lovett explains the most important things to know about phased returns to work.
Published Friday 21st December 2018
Paternity leave: Employees’ rights
Sinead McCracken explains the most important points to know about employees' paternity leave rights.
Published Friday 14th December 2018
Dispute Resolution solicitor George Farrer explains statutory demands: what they are, when to serve them and what happens if you receive one.
Published Friday 30th November 2018
Overage: over and above the purchase price
An overage agreement can be a very useful way of protecting against potential losses when selling land; Megan Richardson explains the main things to consider before implementing an agreement.
Published Friday 9th November 2018
Should we settle an employment tribunal claim?
Solicitor Anna Lovett explains the different aspects for an employer to consider when deciding whether to settle an employment tribunal claim.
Published Friday 2nd November 2018
Six costs to consider before leasing a business premises
Commercial property solicitor Abigail Clucas gives an overview of six costs to consider before leasing a business premises.
Published Friday 26th October 2018
Adoption leave and adoption pay
Sinead McCracken gives an overview of the employments rights of someone who is adopting a child.
Published Friday 12th October 2018
Shareholders’ agreements: why every new business should consider one
When running a company with more than one shareholder, it makes good business-sense to take the time to draft a shareholders’ agreement with your fellow shareholders.
Published Friday 28th September 2018
Workplace mediation: resolving conflict at work
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains workplace mediation: an increasingly popular approach used by businesses to resolve workplace disputes.
Published Friday 14th September 2018