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Employed? Worker? Self-employed?....can you work it out?
Over recent years, there have been many changes in the workplace and different demands are now being placed on businesses. Due to these changes, we have seen a variety of…
By Anna Lovett on Thursday 13th June 2019
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
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
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
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
Top 5 Tips for Commercial Tenants
For many tenants taking a commercial lease is unchartered territory. So, as a tenant, what should you look out for? Commercial Property Solicitor Helen Hayward lists 5 things to get you started...
By Helen Hayward on Tuesday 30th January 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
Shared parental leave
Natalie Ruane reports on a recent case on shared parental leave: Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd.
By Natalie Ruane on Wednesday 28th June 2017
Lease or licence? The important distinction
Megan Richardson explains the important legal distinction between a lease and a licence.
By Megan Richardson on Tuesday 27th June 2017
Saying what you mean
John Noctor explains the case of Persimmon Homes Ltd & Others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd, in which an exclusion clause was contested over its meaning.
By John Noctor on Tuesday 27th June 2017