Welcome to the November edition of Freeths’ Employment Law Update This month we take a look at how refusing to postpone a disciplinary meeting to allow a companion to attend may make a dismissal unfair and whether the removal of a contractual benefit following a TUPE transfer was void under TUPE. We also consider whether […]
The Withdrawal Agreement Nearly 29 months after the UK’s referendum to leave the EU, the UK and EU have finally come to a draft agreement. The agreement is subject to approval from the House of Commons and the other EU member countries. What’s in the deal? At a hefty 535 pages, the agreement is not light reading. […]
A welcome from the editor…. Welcome to the autumn edition of the Real Estate Bulletin. This quarter, we look at cases involving assets of community value, town and village greens, exceptions to business rates, abandoning easements (or not, as the case may be), oral variations to written contracts, relief from forfeiture under a licence, rights […]
We are pleased to introduce Freeths’ Farms and Estates team’s Autumn newsletter for 2018. In this we manage to avoid the B word altogether and instead we present some interesting (we hope!) articles on a range of subjects. Firstly Sepideh Doostgharin analyses some of the consequences in a change of use from agricultural to residential […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. Has anything important happened recently? We’ll help you plan for Brexit to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties of negotiations in the run up to Brexit. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. Mixed Signals Over Right to Work Earlier this month, […]
In 2018, one could be forgiven for thinking that many business-focused publications use terms like “data breach”, “malware” and “GDPR” as an easy way to strike fear into the hearts of savvy business-owners across the UK. At the same time, the cloud sector is going from strength to strength, and is expected to increase by […]
The purpose of this article is to answer some of the questions employers often raise in relation to right to work checks. Annex A sets out the documents which must be checked by the employer prior to commencement of employment. The contents are correct at the date of publication in October 2018. Q.1) What is […]
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