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Revised National Planning Policy Framework launched
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government published a revised National Planning Policy Framework in July 2018: resulting in new considerations when determining planning applications.
By Robbie Mather on Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Troubled by Tribunals? – a basic guide to ET claims
Employment Law & HR Partner Nigel Crebbin gives a basic step by step guide to the process of an Employment Tribunal claim in 2018.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - August 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses the outcome of three notable employment law cases in her August 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Farming proprietary estoppel claims and how to avoid them
Joanne McKenzie reports on two recent cases involving proprietary estoppel claims, highlighting the importance of succession planning in agricultural businesses.
By Joanne McKenzie on Monday 6th August 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - July 2018
Sophie Allinson discusses unfair dismissal claims in her July 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 17th July 2018
Congratulations, you’re a tenant! Now what?
Solicitor Sarah Loan explains the responsiblities which a tenant needs to consider when entering into a lease.
By Sarah Loan on Monday 25th June 2018
What are restrictive covenants?
Senior Associate Diane Barnes explains how restrictive covenants can be used when selling land or property.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 12th June 2018
Employment Law & HR Update - June 2018
Sophie Allinson gives an update on three recent and notable employment law cases in her June 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Monday 11th June 2018
Details of relocation dates for our head office move from Victoria Place to Rosehill.
By Angela Huck on Monday 11th June 2018
Being smart about dress codes
Employment Law & HR Partner Nigel Crebbin highlights the importance of employers having a clear, consistent dress code for staff.
By Nigel Crebbin on Wednesday 6th June 2018
The GDPR is here! What happens now?
Partner Caroline Redhead looks ahead at what to expect from enforcement of the GDPR which came into force on 25 May 2018.
By Caroline Redhead on Wednesday 30th May 2018
Why the purchase of a bed and breakfast property requires a specialist
Practising Consultant Susan Scott explains why it's important to instruct a specialist solicitor when buying a bed and breakfast property.
By Susan Scott on Monday 21st May 2018