BREAKING NEWS : Statutory Sick Pay

BREAKING NEWS : Statutory Sick Pay

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the government will reimburse small employers (with fewer than 250 employees) any Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)  they pay to employees, for the first 14 days of sickness. We understand that this a...
Covert Recordings in the Workplace

Covert Recordings in the Workplace

In the recent case of Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman, which the employer had appealed, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) dismissed the employer’s argument that an employee’s compensation for unfair dismissal should  be reduced to nil on account of...
School Holidays and Separation

School Holidays and Separation

School holidays, though eagerly anticipated by your children, can be a difficult time for parents – particularly if you’re bringing up children alone. One quarter of British families are now single parent families and, in these instances, the pressures of childcare,...
Update on Probate Fees

Update on Probate Fees

Further to our blog post on 7th March 2017 regarding the controversial changes to probate fees, we can confirm that these have now been scrapped due to the upcoming general election and the fact that there was not enough time for Parliament to pass the Statutory...
So… You Are Getting Married!

So… You Are Getting Married!

  Congratulations! You have chosen the date… got the dress in mind, photographer is booked and you’ve ordered the invites! Everything is ready. But have you thought about what you are signing on the day you are getting married? You are signing a contract. The...