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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.
Disability and Dismissal
Guidance for employers to avoid dismissals ending badly.
Published Tuesday 14th May 2019
It’s All In A Day’s Work – Being A Residential Conveyancer
Residential Conveyancer Rachael Holliday writes about her career to date and a day in her life as a Legal Executive.
Published Monday 4th February 2019
Restrictive Covenants - in employment contracts
The Dispute Resolution team explain what a restrictive covenant is and how it appears in an employment contract.
Published Wednesday 30th January 2019
Terminating a commercial lease (video)
Commercial Property solicitor, Rebecca Davidson summarises how to terminate a commercial lease.
Published Friday 25th January 2019
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
Consent orders: What you need to know (video)
A consent order is a financial document that you get at the end of your divorce, which sets out the financial deal that you have reached. Amy Fallows gives an…
Published Friday 7th 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
Redundancy and suitable alternative employment: what you need to know (video)
If you are an employer dealing with a redundancy situation, one of the issues you need to consider is suitable alternative employment.
Published Friday 23rd November 2018