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Time to pay up - National Minimum Wage is on the rise
The National Minimum Wage was first introduced as a legal requirement in April 1999. The rates are reviewed each year, with any increase applying from 1st April.
By Rebecca Brook on Thursday 21st March 2019
Resource Employment Law & HR Update - February 2019
Read the February 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.
By Nigel Crebbin on Thursday 28th February 2019
On the “balance of probabilities”
Dispute Resolution solicitor Georgina Farrer explains the standard of proof in civil cases.
By Georgina Farrer on Thursday 28th February 2019
Corporate Solicitor Matthew Collings explores company directors’ duties and the possible consequences in the event of a breach.
By Matthew Collings on Monday 25th February 2019
Employment Law & HR Update - February 2019
In her February 2019 update, Sinead McCracken explains the latest case law on: discrimination, substituting employees, whistleblowing and working hours.
By Sinead McCracken on Friday 15th February 2019
Employment contracts: Beginning with the end
Partner Nigel Crebbin explains why at the start of employment, you must make sure you also think about its ending.
By Nigel Crebbin on Friday 15th February 2019
Resource Employment Law & HR Update - January 2019
Read the January 2019 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Employment Law & HR Update - January 2019
In the team's first update of 2019, updates on: disability discrimination, Uber workers, age discrimination, employment documents and collective bargaining.
By Sinead McCracken on Monday 14th January 2019
Freedom of Information – Case Law Update
Employment and HR lawyer Sinead McCracken provides a refresher on the Freedom of Information Act and also considers recent developments in the case law.
By Sinead McCracken on Wednesday 9th January 2019
Resource Employment Law & HR update - December 2018
Read the December 2018 edition of Resource: Burnetts' Employment Law & HR Newsletter.
By Nigel Crebbin on Thursday 27th December 2018
The Government’s Good Work Plan – A Brighter Future for the UK Labour Market?
Solicitor Sophie Allinson highlights the key proposals and initiatives within the Government’s recently released ‘Good Work Plan’.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 18th December 2018
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