Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs outlines some key considerations for employers to try and limit the risk of hybrid working disputes and claims
Trainee Solicitor Tara Jones outlines the ins and outs of mergers and acquisitions, providing a checklist for businesses looking to start somewhere.
In this article, Commercial Property Solicitor Patsy Whitford answers some common questions around renewing a commercial lease and outlines the process of renewal.
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 This has been replaced by a set of new rules, taking effect from October 1st.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.
Paul Burton reports on the case of Handley v Tatenhill Aviation Ltd. Where the dismissal of an employee for redundancy was held to be fair, despite the availability of furlough to the employer.
After the end of furlough, Employment Solicitor Chris Dobbs answers some of your questions on returning to work, providing advice for employers on what grounds employees can refuse to return.
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...
In this article, Conveyancing Associate Kym Gaisford details how much homebuyers can expect to pay in Stamp Duty, following the end of the ‘Holiday’.
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 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.
Frettens are thrilled to welcome Trainee Solicitor Tara Jones to the firm.
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.
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...
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.
Conveyancing Executive Natalie Neil looks at Multiple Dwellings Relief for Stamp Duty, discussing when it does and doesn't apply.
Family Solicitor Amy Langlois details the current family court fees and what they are changing to from 30th September.
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.
Family Solicitor Louisa Knight answers some common questions around the rights of separated parents as the kids return to school.
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.
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.