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Top 5 Hybrid Working Considerations for Employers

Chris Dobbs
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Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs outlines some key considerations for employers to try and limit the risk of hybrid working disputes and claims

Winding up petitions - the end of protection for struggling companies

Malcolm Niekirk
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Protection against winding-up petitions ended on September 30th. This has been replaced by a set of new rules, taking effect from October 1st. Malcolm Niekirk outlines the timeline of previous protections, and summarises what the 'new rules' are.

Frettens recommended again in Legal 500

Lewis Barr
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This year’s Legal 500 , the leading independent guide to law firms, was published yesterday and Frettens was once again recommended as one of the region’s leading law firms. The Legal 500 is an independently researched guide to law firms...

Topical Discrimination Issues Summary Video

Chris Dobbs
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It was great to be back on Wednesday 15th September, when we held our first in-person employment event since the start of the pandemic. Thank you to those who turned up to the session, we very much enjoyed having you there. For those who missed it, or just...

Is protecting pay of a disabled employee a reasonable adjustment?

Paul Burton
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Is protecting pay of a disabled employee a reasonable adjustment? Paul Burton looks at a recent case where it was found that it was not reasonable for an employer to continue to pay teacher's rates to an employee after she'd switched roles and had completed a period of protected pay.

Appointing an Independent Evaluator: Everything you need to know

Malcolm Niekirk
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Are you thinking of appointing an Independent Evaluator? You'll have some questions...

In this article, Insolvency Partner and Independent Evaluator Malcolm Niekirk discusses the process of evaluation, answering some FAQs.

Video: Bounce back loans and 'FAQ 10' - Coffee Break Briefing

Malcolm Niekirk
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On Monday 13th September, Insolvency Guru  Malcolm Niekirk  held one of his popular  Coffee Break Briefings , where he looked at transferring cash-at-bank before a liquidation starts - or 'FAQ 10' as it has been dubbed. The video...

How Final are Final Written Warnings?

Chris Dobbs
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A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case looked at the extent to which a Tribunal is expected to look beyond a ‘final written warning’ in assessing the fairness of a dismissal. Employment solicitor Chris Dobbs considers when a final written warning and a capability dismissal is unfair.

What 'FAQ 10' is and why it can be ignored

Malcolm Niekirk
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In this summary article from his most recent Coffee Break Briefing, Malcolm looks at the controversial 'FAQ 10'; discussing how it came about, what the issues are with it and why it can be ignored.

Unfair dismissal because furlough not considered as part of redundancy consultation

Paul Burton
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In this article, Employment Partner Paul Burton looks at a recent case where the ET decided unfair dismissal because furlough wasn’t considered as part of a redundancy consultation. He looks at what transpired and discusses the implications for employers.

Can flat-owners modernise or update their leases if they own their freehold?

Niki Adkins
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Leasehold Property Associate Niki Adkins looks at whether co-freeholders can modernise or update their leases. Niki discusses the benefits of lease moderniation and the steps involved in doing so.

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