Checklist: Online and e-mail risks for your business
Information that is written on the internet or in e-mails can seriously damage your business’ reputation and the reputation of individual employees. Your employee...
Job applicants: the burden of proof in discrimination claims
The law on discrimination applies equally to potential job applicants as it does through each stage of employment. In Meister v Speech Design Carrier Systems GmbH, the Europe...
Gullands Sentinel Insurance
Now available from Gullands is an all inclusive package comprising a complete health audit of policies and contracts, a 9-5 helpline staffed by our specialists and insurance to cov...
Pensions and auto enrolment – prepare for changes
Businesses are making preparations for new requirements that mean all employers in Great Britain must automatically enrol eligible jobholders in a pension scheme from a future date...
Court acts to protect the majority in shareholder dispute
Much is said and written about the protection of minority shareholders through the articles of association, shareholders agreement and legislation. A recent court decision se...
Separating parents and relocation
When parents separate their relocation either within the UK or abroad can present problems for the children’s primary carer and indeed the ‘absent’ parent. ...
Diamond Jubilee Dilemma
Employers may want to be patriotic and celebrate the Diamond Jubilee but trading conditions are still very bleak and the prospect of losing a day’s trading is not one that th...
Employment Quick Reference Section 1
Statutory minimum notice periods: An employer must give at least One week’s notice to an employee who has been employed for one month or more but less than 2 years. One w...
Many people will be unaware that if a person decides to keep a loved one’s ashes at home then as the owner of those ashes they can direct in their Will what is to be done wit...
Gullands seminars update clients on topical legal issues
Gullands has been keeping in touch with clients and sharing information through a series of free events that commenced in the autumn. The first, a breakfast seminar attended by cu...