If you ask, you’ll find we can offer an opinion on most things. Actually, you don’t usually need to ask!
Here you will find articles commissioned for publication in the regional and trade press, articles produced for our e-bulletins, and pieces we’ve written just for the website to offer some insight into what’s happening in the legal world, what we think about it – and what the implications are.
Article - 20 Sep 2012
Mediation: Time to get serious about doing things differently
Mediation's many benefits far outweigh the negatives as an alternative to grievances and tribunal claims with disgruntled employees which often sour the employment relationship.... READ MORE
Article - 19 Sep 2012
Employment Status: Employee, worker or self-employed?
Courts have established three main criteria in deciding whether someone is truly an employee... READ MORE
Article - 18 Sep 2012
Redundancy and maternity leavers: Out of sight out of mind?
ACAS has issued some new guidance for employers to help them steer through some of the difficult issues that can arise when employees are on maternity leave during redundancies.... READ MORE
Article - 17 Sep 2012
Protecting yourself and your loved ones may never be this cheap again
Cost of both life and critical illness insurance set to rise as European Union ruling comes into force this year... READ MORE
Article - 16 Sep 2012
NHS sets rolling deadlines for claiming fees
The NHS has set a deadline for challenging assessments for NHS funded placements and claiming fees... READ MORE
Article - 15 Sep 2012
New assessment rules for care home fee funding
Video from BBC's The One Show about the new assessment rules for care hme fee funding... READ MORE
Article - 13 Sep 2012
A simple solution to divorce settlements?
The Law Commission’s recently published divorce consultation wants to see ‘uncertain and inconsistent’ law clarified... READ MORE
Article - 13 Sep 2012
Planning to boost the economy?
A series of measures have recently been announced by the government to boost house building... READ MORE
Article - 12 Sep 2012
Pilot's holiday pay dispute - Williams v BA
The long running legal challenge by British Airways’ (“BA”) pilots against the airline (Williams v BA) is expecting a supreme court ruling late Autumn 2012... READ MORE
Article - 17 Aug 2012
Can charity assets be protected from creditor claims?
The recent Wedgwood Museum case has prompted much debate about whether charity trustees should be taking steps to protect important charity assets from unexpected liabilities.... READ MORE