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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
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
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
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
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
Employee suspension - something to think about
Employment Law & HR Partner Nigel Crebbin highlights why employers should think carefully before suspending an employee pending a disciplinary hearing...
By Nigel Crebbin on Wednesday 18th April 2018
GDPR: Top 5 Tips for Businesses
With time running out in the lead up to GDPR, Data law expert Vaughan Jones gives his top five practical tips for businesses to help prepare.
By Vaughan Jones on Thursday 29th March 2018
Do you employ casual or seasonal workers?
Employment Law Partner at Burnetts, Nigel Crebbin, looks at the sometimes tricky question of employment status for casual workers.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 16th January 2018
Christmas holidays: What are businesses’ legal obligations?
Employment Solicitor Anna Lovett gives her top tips for businesses when managing Christmas holidays.
By Anna Lovett on Monday 18th December 2017
‘Unlawful’ Employment Tribunal fee system scrapped
Employment Law expert Natalie Ruane reports on the Supreme Court's decision to scrap Employment Tribunal fees.
By Natalie Ruane on Monday 13th November 2017
Suspension – a Neutral Act?
High Court judge has recently ruled that the suspension of a qualified teacher casts a shadow of doubt over the professional’s competence and cannot be considered neutral.
By Natalie Ruane on Friday 22nd September 2017