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 - 17 Aug 2012
Right to Challenge – will you be a champion or a beneficiary?
The right to challenge granted under the Localism Act 2011 (“the Act”) came into force at the end of June 2012, and is intended to give charities and not for profit organisations - and other “relevant bodies” - the opportunity to influence and potentially take over the delivery of local services in the community.... READ MORE
Article - 16 Aug 2012
Fraud guidance for charity sector launched
On 1 June 2012, The Fraud Advisory Panel and Charity Finance Group launched two new guides as part of a wider collaborative project to reduce fraud against (and within) the Charity Sector... READ MORE
Article - 5 Aug 2012
Are some still more equal than others?
Equality and Human Rights Commission reminds us that the disabled are only half as likely to go to university, to gain any qualifications, and to get a job as the able-bodied... READ MORE
Article - 25 Jul 2012
Education sector summary - A state of flux
As is always the case in the education sector, it appears that one set of issues is essentially replaced by another...... READ MORE
Article - 9 Jul 2012
Intellectual property - your most valuable asset?
Many businesses are unaware of the potential value of their intangible assets, such as trade marks, designs, patents, copyright works or other intellectual property... READ MORE
Article - 7 Jul 2012
What everyone is twittering on about - Social media in the workplace
The use of social media in the workplace is a relatively new phenomenon. Trade Union Congress described Facebook’s 3.5 million users as an “HR accident waiting to happen”.... READ MORE
Article - 6 Jul 2012
Retiring employees - Has the Supreme Court provided long awaited guidance for employers?
Retiring employees age discrimination - Has the Supreme Court provided long awaited guidance for employers?... READ MORE
Article - 5 Jul 2012
The essentials you need to know when employing foreign nationals
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) updated its guidance for employers on preventing illegal working in the UK in May 2012.... READ MORE
Article - 4 Jul 2012
Mediation not to be swept under the carpet - Faidi v Elliot Corporation
Property litigation specialist, Jeremy Ferris, considers the implications of a recent judgment in Faidi v Elliot Corporation handed down in the Court of Appeal... READ MORE
Article - 7 Jun 2012
There’s wealth of businesses in Kent with innovation firmly at the centre of their plans and their success, and we’re looking more and more to new industries to provide employment opportunities in the future.... READ MORE