Pragmatic & proactive
We provide proactive pragmatic general day to day advice on all employment issues.
Practical & responsive
Our solicitors have all gained considerable experience working for major UK law firms. The fact that we are a niche practice allows us to respond flexibly, sympathetically and in a more cost effective way.
We are experienced in advising both partners and partnerships particularly in relation to retirement of partners or members. We seek to deal with such matters in a practical and sensitive way.
We advise our employer clients on all aspects of business related immigration to assist them with hiring, relocating and retaining staff who are subject to UK immigration control.
The SC has upheld the ET’s finding that Uber’s drivers have worker status and are therefore entitled to various employment rights, including the national minimum wage, 5.6 weeks of paid holiday and the protection of whistleblowing legislation. ... read more
The CJRS will now run to 31 March 2021: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-extends-furlough-to-march ... read more
The Government has announced an extension to the CJRS, which was due to end on 31 October 2020. CJRS will now continue until the national lockdown measures are lifted, which is currently expected to be on 2 December 2020. The new JSS, which was due to take effect on 1 November 2020, will not be operative until CJRS ends. ... read more
In Ikejiaku v British Institute of Technology Limited the EAT confirmed that the imposition of a new contract was not a continuing act and therefore set time running for the purposes of bringing a protected disclosure detriment claim. ... read more
In BC v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland, the Inner House of the Court of Session held that the Police Service of Scotland was entitled to use WhatsApp messages found during, but not used for, a criminal investigation as the basis for bringing misconduct proceedings against officers involved in the group chats. ... read more
The EAT found in Hill v Lloyds Bank plc that making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees can include giving an undertaking with respect to severance pay should a particular circumstance arise in the future. ... read more
The revised Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is now in force. Since the cut-off date of 10 June 2020, it has not been possible for employers to use CJRS for new furloughs, save where an exemption applies in respect of an employee returning from statutory family related leave. ... read more