New legislation affecting Energy Performance Certificates
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) brought in new legislation which amends the rules concerning EPCs and this came into effect on 9 January 2013. The three...
Landlord and tenant dilemmas and the fall-out from the AGA saga
Two famous recent cases (Good Harvest v Centaur and K/S Victoria Street v House of Fraser) looked at the relationship between landlords, tenants and guarantors. As a result, the m...
Charitable incorporated organisation status - will registering make life easier?
New legal structures introduced shortly before Christmas mean that charities can register as Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs). They are proving a popular legal structu...
Holidays - what are my rights?
We are often asked about holiday rights, here are our top five most frequently asked holiday questions. How much holiday am I entitled to? Full time workers who work a five day w...
Gullands’ Shakespeare connection
Greyfriars in Leicester has never had it so good. This once humble concrete car park is now forever lodged in our minds as the location where the remains of England’s n...
MySolicitor: employee discounts for legal services
Are you considering how you can increase morale in your workplace and thinking about benefits you could offer without making a dent in your cash flow? Sometimes it’s th...
Stop and think before you click!
Information that is written on the internet or in e-mails can seriously damage your business’ reputation and the reputation of individual employees. Your employees could lose...
Establishing the right to work in the UK
Employers have a duty to carry out certain checks before an individual commences employment and to keep a record of the checks that are carried out in order to comply with the Immi...
Checklist: TUPE transfers
What is TUPE? TUPE is an acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. Where TUPE applies, employees automatically transfer from one employ...
Who Owns the Email?
If a member of staff uses your computer system to exchange emails, does the content of the email become the property of your business? This question was addressed recently in a co...