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2 Jul 2013
Collective consultation obligations: the law giveth and the judge taketh away
At the end of May this year the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) won its appeal against a decision by the employment tribunal meaning that some of the former employees of the retail giant Woolworths should be given an award for the failure of the company and its administrators to inform and consult the employees and their representatives about redundancies in accordance with the current legislation....
1 Jul 2013
Kent manufacturers get support and advice on growing and protecting their businesses
Kent based manufacturers can expect to get even more advice and support to help protect and grow their businesses as professional advisers from asb law LLP and Barclays, together with representatives of UKTI, presented a positive picture at a breakfast meeting last week....
1 Jul 2013
Employment tribunal fees: has the balance been redressed?
New tribunal fees regime which had been proposed by the government and which was finalised following a consultation exercise which was originally launched in 2011, will take effect from Monday 29 July 2013....
30 Jun 2013
Settlement agreements coming into force this summer
New legislation enabling a confidential pre-termination ‘Settlement Agreement’ is set to come into force this summer....
12 Jun 2013
Traumatic Brain Injury Conference - A not so traumatic event
Find out more about our Brain injury Conference at which we were joined by some of the UK’s leading experts on Acquired Brain Injury at ‘Traumatic Brain Injury: More than a medical problem’...
3 Jun 2013
Legal Eagles take flight! - Charity Skydive
Four of asb law’s staff recently took to the skies to raise money for Maidstone-based charity King’s Reach....
7 May 2013
Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 – might affordable housing take a hit?
Find out more about the new provisions in the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013. The Department for Communities and Local Government has published guidance on the provisions dealing with how obligations to provide affordable housing under section 106 agreements might be modified....
3 May 2013
Gatwick Diamond Economic Growth Forum 2013
At a time of great opportunity and threat for the Gatwick Diamond economy, this new, independent forum on 23 May 2013 in Crawley will bring the public and private sector together to discuss opportunities, and celebrate successes in the regional economy....
29 Apr 2013
asb wins KCFA deal of the Year for sale of Hillreed Homes
Find out about our third accolade in as many months having been awarded ‘Deal of the Year 2012’ by the Kent Corporate Finance Alliance (KCFA)....
17 Apr 2013
When trustees fall from grace
Find out about considerations for when a charity trustee falls from grace such as the resignation of a high profile trustee at Cancer Research UK who was severely criticised for his role in the downfall of HBOS...