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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
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
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
Be warned! When is a warning at work really a warning?
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains the correct legal process to follow when issuing warnings at work.
Published Friday 22nd 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
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
How do I sue for breach of contract?
Sadie Cuthbert gives a guide to breach of contract and explains how to take legal action.
Published Friday 23rd February 2018
What is a settlement agreement and when might you use one?
HR Consultant Julie Davis explains settlement agreements and the situations in which an employer might use one.
Published Friday 16th February 2018
Fixed-Term Contracts: What are workers’ rights?
Sophie Allinson explains fixed-term workers' employment rights and the costly misconception that businesses are often caught out by.
Published Friday 26th January 2018
What is franchising and what are the legal issues to consider?
Corporate lawyer George Farrer gives an overview of franchising and explains the legal issues to consider.
Published Friday 22nd December 2017