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 - 13 Mar 2013
10 key employment law updates that every employer should be aware of
There's always a lot of interesting changes in employment law, it's imperative you stay up-to-date with all of these... READ MORE
Article - 10 Mar 2013
Government announces more protection for whistleblowers
The government has announced further amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill to strengthen the protection available to whistleblowers... READ MORE
Article - 8 Mar 2013
Time off for poorly kids: how much to give?
Employee calls in and says their child is ill, there’s no-one able to help, so they can’t come in because they have to look after the child. A couple of occasions might be manageable, but just where do you draw the line?... READ MORE
Article - 6 Mar 2013
Unfair Dismissal: Considering a claimant’s previous warnings
In Simmonds v Milford Club, the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to assess when an employment tribunal should concern itself with the appropriateness of a final warning preceding the dismissal... READ MORE
Article - 19 Feb 2013
Non-executive directors – care, skill and diligence required
Read about the responsibilities conferred by NED status – and the penalties that might be imposed if a NED fails to carry out their various duties... READ MORE
Article - 15 Feb 2013
Give a man a fish...
Read more about the government funding for business in Kent and the big questions to be asked... READ MORE
Article - 14 Feb 2013
When business gets personal
As the owner or manager of a business, the ‘here and now’ issues - operating efficiently and profitably - often means that personal goals are overlooked.... READ MORE
Article - 8 Feb 2013
RSPCA v Heythrop Hunt: When a win might lead to a loss
Find out more about the RSPCA taking the Heythrop Hunt to court, what the District Judge said abut the prosecution and wht the Charity Commission’s chief executive told the RSPCA to do in the aftermath... READ MORE
Article - 3 Feb 2013
Applications for Charitable Incorporated Organisations
Learn more about a new legal structure for charities, the Charities Commission started accepting registration applications for Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) on 10 December 2012... READ MORE
Article - 1 Feb 2013
Convert to academy status - Good idea or not?
Brendan Roodt, our specialist corporate finance solicitor with experience of over 30 academy conversions gives his very personal opinion... READ MORE