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‘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 - 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 are ‘drag along’ clauses?
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
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
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
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
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
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
HR & Employment Law Update - May 2018
Sophie Allinson gives an update on three recent and notable employment law cases in her May 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 15th May 2018