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News, Articles & Events: November 2019

If you employ EU workers and are concerned about retaining them over the coming year, an expert from our immigration team is offering a free legal surgery in Milton Keynes to answer some of the specific questions your business may have. These could be: “What happens in law when Brexit takes place?” “What will be the rights […]

Crisis what crisis? Research suggests that air pollution contributes to the equivalent of 40,000 early deaths in the UK each year. Recent data shows that legal limits on air pollution in 2010 have not yet been met. Environmental Activist charity, ClientEarth has successfully challenged the Government over its consistent failure to protect the public from […]

This is the second article in our series about owning or purchasing land that includes or adjoins a river or other watercourse. It summarises how a watercourse can affect the legal boundaries of your property, and questions you should ask if buying or developing land near to or containing a watercourse. How does a watercourse […]

Meet the Team: Kristal Dales How long have you worked in the Residential  team at Freeths and why did you decide to join this firm? After spending four years at a local firm, I recently re-joined Freeths having previously qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer at Henmans Freeth (formerly Henmans) in 2013. I have now worked […]

Freeths’ Milton Keynes corporate team were out in force to pick up the award for Private Equity Deal of the year at Insider’s Central & East Dealmakers awards. The firm was also a key sponsor of the event which honoured the region’s corporate finance firms, banks, funders and private equity houses who have excelled in […]

We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. Brexit day came… and went… again. Let us update you on the latest news. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates.   Brexit Deja Vu Despite Mr Johnson’s pledge that “do or die” the UK would leave the EU by 31 October 2019, Article 50 […]

A welcome from the editor… I was just about to note that we do not mention the B word once in this newsletter but see that I started the Autumn 2018 introduction in exactly the same way so will not repeat myself! In any case, I am pleased to introduce our Autumn Farms and Estates […]

Last week the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) released its summary statistics for Great Britain in 2018/2019. Although very similar to the previous year, there was a slight increase in the number of fatalities recorded which rose from 144 to 147. However, set against this was a slight reduction in the number of non-fatal reports […]

Freeths are proud to have sponsored The UK Green Film Festival in Bristol, with an event in conjunction with Proud Bristol on 30th October and events at Horts Bar and Restaurant on Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The UK Green Film Festival is an annual environmental film festival, screening some of the best films from around […]

Welcome to our November Employment Law Update. In this month’s bulletin, we outline some important cases regarding   harassment, legal advice privilege and conducting disciplinary investigations. We also discuss the recent publication of the Government’s response to the consultation on non-disclosure agreements. Does unwanted massaging of the shoulders, neck and back amount to sexual harassment […]

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