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Planning for Afforestation

Planning for Afforestation

Safe as Houses

With strong commercial reasons for doing so, many land and property owners have diversified into holiday letting to benefit from this captive market. 

Employment Law – three things to note

Employment Law - three things to note

Employment Law for Employers

Employment law is fast changing.  Getting it wrong can harm your reputation and be a distraction for your business. Our employment law team prides itself on giving practical, swift, quality advice that gets you the result you want.

Employment and HR advisory services

Our experienced team advises on a wide range of day-to-day employment law and HR issues including:

  • employment contracts and policy documentation
  • disciplinary and grievance issues
  • absence and performance management
  • employment status
  • redundancy, restructure and change management
  • holidays, statutory leave and working time
  • TUPE
  • equality, diversity and discrimination

Employment disputes

We can help you achieve a negotiated resolution, advise you in a mediation, or represent you in tribunal or court – what success looks like for each and every client and case, is different.  Our disputes experience includes:

  • unfair dismissal
  • breach of contract
  • discrimination & harassment
  • holiday pay
  • unlawful deduction from wages

Employee and executive severance

Managing exits from your organisation can be a challenging and sensitive matter and it is important that you get the right advice.  We advise on pre-termination negotiations and settlement agreements daily, and have expertise in advising on business protection issues such as the enforceability of post-termination restrictions, confidentiality provisions and IP.

News and insights

With a growing emphasis on work life balance, what does that mean for flexible working practices?

An increase in remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought flexible working practices to the forefront of discussion.

Tips and gratuities

The UK government announces that it will introduce legislation governing the handling of tips and other discretionary payments made to workers.

The Uber saga continues…

There is now another addition to the saga of cases deliberating on worker status.

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