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  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

    How to avoid your business being liable for the wrongful actions of staff

    In a case heard recently at the Supreme Court, it was decided that the supermarket chain Morrisons was liable for a physical assault carried out by one of their employees on a customer. On the same day, the Supreme Court also found the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) was vicariously liable for an injury ...

  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

    Job sharing and other options for return to work after maternity leave

    Juggling the demands of both parenting and a busy career are, in theory, less black and white choices now, as the law provides much greater flexibility for parents. Employees, both full and part-time, with 26 weeks’ service have the right to ask for flexible working. Flexible working is ...

  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

    Staff issues when buying a business

    The main problems new business owners focus their attention on tends to be related to financial issues, such as the business’ profitability, or operational ones, such as having a viable business plan. Staff risks should also be evaluated carefully, as they can often take significant amounts ...

  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

    The Gender pay gap, what's new?

    The Government last year carried out a widely publicised consultation - Closing the Gender Pay Gap, and it has now published draft regulations setting out the framework for the new gender pay reporting requirements. The regulations are intended to come into force in October 2016 with the first ...

  • Tuesday 21st June 2016

    Selling a Home

    Key considerations when buying or selling your home, a 10 step guide It is often considered to be one of the most stressful periods of your life, when you are buying or selling your home. If you haven’t done it before, or for a number of years, it can be a complex and daunting task. It is ...

  • Tuesday 21st June 2016

    Buying a Home

    What insurance do you need when buying property? When you are buying a new property it is very important to ensure that you arranged to have the right insurance in place, at the right time. Home insurance From the moment you exchange contracts on the purchase of a property, buildings ...

  • Tuesday 21st June 2016

    Joint Property Tenancy

    Buying a property jointly, what should you consider? If you are in the lucky position to be buying a home with another person, your solicitor will ask you how the property will be owned. There are two different sorts of joint ownership, Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common, so how do they ...

  • Thursday 9th June 2016

    New Charities Act

    The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent on 16 March 2016 and all charities should be aware of how the changes will affect them. In brief: Social investment Social investment means investing the charity’s money in a way which ...

  • Thursday 9th June 2016

    Gullands Participates in Charity Golf Day

    Gullands take part in Charity Golf Day On Tuesday 7 June, partner David Brown took part in a charity golf day organised by Northfleet & Ebbsfleet Lions Club. The golf day, the Lions Club’s ninth annual event, was held to help raise funds towards the operating costs of EllenorLions ...

  • Wednesday 8th June 2016

    The Difference Between a Charity and a Social Enterprise

    The difference between a Charity and a Social Enterprise? This is a question we are often asked as legal advisors and also which is the best structure for an organisation to operate under. Both a charity and a social enterprise share an objective which is to complete a social mission and to make ...

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