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Employment Law & HR Update - December 2018
In the team's last update of 2018, case law updates on: employment status, gross misconduct, disability discrimination and dismissals.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 11th December 2018
Diane Barnes gives a brief guide to adverse possession and explains why it's important to register your land.
By Diane Barnes on Monday 10th December 2018
7 top tips for commercial landlords
There is a lot to think about if you are going to let out your commercial premises to a new tenant; Rebecca Davidson lists her 7 top tips.
By Rebecca Davidson on Wednesday 21st November 2018
‘Tis the season…to be careful
As the festive season fast approaches, Burnetts Partner Nigel Crebbin delivers a cautionary note on staff Christmas parties.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 13th November 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - November 2018
In her November update, Sinead McCracken reviews recent cases on whistleblowing, harassment, disability discrimination and disciplinary processes.
By Sinead McCracken on Monday 12th November 2018
Buyers beware! 8 things to check before buying a house at auction
When buying property (particularly at auction), there are some important points to consider before submitting an offer or making a bid.
By Rachel Elliott on Tuesday 16th October 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - October 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses employee disabilities, notices, dismissal meetings and employers' liabilities in her October 2018 Employment Law and HR update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 16th October 2018
With better work in mind…promoting improved mental health in the workplace
Burnetts was proud to co-host and present at the ‘With better work in mind’ conference, which took place at Rheged on 11th October 2018.
By Anna Lovett on Monday 15th October 2018
What is a ‘drag along’ clause?
Corporate Solicitor Matthew Collings explains the benefits of “drag along” provisions in a company’s Articles of Association or Shareholders' Agreement.
By on Friday 12th October 2018
Damages award to follow Supreme Court ruling
A man with a brain injury will receive damages following a Supreme Court ruling that patients are entitled to put their trust in all hospital staff, whether or not they…
By Michelle Armstrong on Friday 12th October 2018
Partner and Head of Commercial Property and planning Robbie Mather explains infrastructure agreements: a set of documents that are put in place during the construction of new housing estates.
By on Thursday 20th September 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - September 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses zero-hours contracts and unfair dismissal claims in her September 2018 Employment Law and HR update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 4th September 2018