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Legal lowdown: Post-termination restrictions

Legal lowdown: Post-termination restrictions

Published: 24 July 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

A recent case in the Supreme Court has shown how far courts can command employers to amend the wording of contracts and restrictive covenants

Court upholds Egon Zehnder’s use of restrictive covenants

Court upholds Egon Zehnder’s use of restrictive covenants

Published: 5 July 2019  |  Category: Employment News

A landmark decision handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday has far reaching implications for recruiters’ use of restrictive covenants.

Everything you need to know about hiring interns

Everything you need to know about hiring interns

Published: 2 July 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Hollie Whyman reminds business owners of their responsibilities when it comes to interns

How to prevent discrimination claims

How to prevent discrimination claims

Published: 1 July 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Nick Evans explains how employers can best ward off potential discrimination claims in the workplace

How should we prepare financially for our first baby?

How should we prepare financially for our first baby?

Published: 26 June 2019  |  Category: Private Client News

From estate planning to considering your child’s surname, parents
need to weigh up legal matters

How to get bonus clawbacks right

How to get bonus clawbacks right

Published: 24 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Andrea London outlines best practice points for the use of bonus clawbacks – and the legal implications of getting it wrong

London Tech Week: Tech Hub event

London Tech Week: Tech Hub event

Published: 12 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

We are pleased to announce Kyri Papantoniou was invited to be a speaker at the London Tech Week. The workshop covers the ‘5 legal essentials’ before launching a tech business. Kyri was further invited to become a Tech London Advocate.

Top tips for tech start-ups

Top tips for tech start-ups

Published: 12 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

London - it is one of the best places in the world to start or build a tech business. According to Tech Nation's 2018 report, the digital tech sector is worth nearly £184 billion to UK economy. And it's growing at a faster pace than the rest of the UK economy.

But let's not get carried away. It is estimated that 90 per cent of startups fail. So how can our entrepreneurs that innovate our market, stay in our market? There's more to it than just a good product and a well-defined market.

LONDON LEGAL WALK

LONDON LEGAL WALK

Published: 10 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Fletcher Day are taking part in the prestigious London Legal Walk on 17 June 2019. The London Legal Walk supports law centres and legal advice agencies in London by providing them with much needed funding and support so that access to justice is equally available to all.

Holiday season recap: Paid leave entitlement

Holiday season recap: Paid leave entitlement

Published: 10 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Most workers in the UK have the right to 5.6 weeks’ paid leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR).

The WTR state that a worker is entitled to be paid ‘a week’s pay fora week’s leave’. However, the calculation of a week’s pay is within yet another piece of legislation: the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA).

Financing a growing business - Could the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) benefit your  PR agency?

Financing a growing business - Could the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) benefit your PR agency?

Published: 5 June 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Are you missing out on potential financing opportunities to grow your business? Corporate solicitor David Gee explores the potential benefits of companies obtaining qualifying EIS status to drive their growth forward.

Real Estate Market Update - May 2019

Real Estate Market Update - May 2019

Published: 23 May 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

With our real estate market update we are pleased to provide our clients with a helpful insight on the UK property markets.

Employee, worker or self-employed: Why does it matter?

Employee, worker or self-employed: Why does it matter?

Published: 16 May 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Andrea London explains employment status and why it is important to get it right in the age of the gig economy

Effective pre-employment screening

Effective pre-employment screening

Published: 30 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

What pre-employment screening checks should employers carry out on potential new employees to safeguard against future headaches? 

New UK visa available for foreign tech entrepreneurs

New UK visa available for foreign tech entrepreneurs

Published: 29 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Sam Meymand explains the new immigration system, which will apply to tech entrepreneurs, amongst others

Managing potential conflicts of interest

Managing potential conflicts of interest

Published: 26 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Kyri Papantoniou looks at the rules surrounding directors’ duties and stresses the importance of knowing your responsibilities, particularly in relation to conflict of interest.

MEES : when you miss the crucial “E” rating

MEES : when you miss the crucial “E” rating

Published: 26 April 2019  |  Category: Property News

MEES Regulations have been a reality for landlords since 1 April 2018. Whilst they set minimum EPC ratings they also allowed landlords to claim exemptions, but do you know what they are and did you know you have to register them for them to apply? No? Here’s what you need to know.

Financing a growing business – should the EIS be at the forefront of FDs’ minds?

Financing a growing business – should the EIS be at the forefront of FDs’ minds?

Published: 15 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

David Gee explores the potential benefits of companies obtaining Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) status to drive their growth.

Cryptocurrency need not be so cryptic

Cryptocurrency need not be so cryptic

Published: 11 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

What happens if someone holds £145 million worth of cryptocurrency, they pass away unexpectedly and they are the only person who has the password to the digital wallet in which funds are stored?  This was the unfortunate reality for the owner of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Gerald Cotten.  It resulted in the Canadian company QuadrigaCX being unable to pay their customers around £41 million worth of Bitcoin.

What does a candidate with a criminal record need to disclose?

What does a candidate with a criminal record need to disclose?

Published: 5 April 2019  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Our head of employment Andrea London provides some thoughts in the April edition of TALiNT International on what a candidate with a criminal record does and doesn’t need to disclose during the recruitment process. See page 36.

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