Published: 4 October 2019
Employment solicitor, Hollie Whyman, spoke to Recruiter magazine about how to handle candidates with diverse views that could be regarded as discriminatory.
Published: 3 October 2019
The Supreme Court has handed down its decision regarding the progogation of Parliament. Our head of Dispute Resolution, Jovita Vassallo, discusses the extent to which the Judiciary can enter the political realm.
Published: 2 October 2019
Recruiters are likely to be successful in any defence against claims they discriminated against a candidate due to their vegetarian beliefs following a recent landmark ruling.
Published: 25 September 2019
Recruiters require greater clarity on the finer detail of just how Labour plan to implement plans for a four-day week.
Published: 23 September 2019
Fletcher Day will be hosting our third "Hot Topics" Employment Law Seminar on Tuesday 22nd October.
Published: 20 September 2019
Recruiters have been urged to resist ‘rolling up’ holiday pay for agency workers, as new research reveals a high number of agency workers claim they are missing out on holiday pay and pay slips.
Published: 12 September 2019
Changes to the current regulations around student visas will give international students in the UK more time to find work after completing their studies.
Published: 5 September 2019
On 3rd September 2019, the Law Commission published a report advising that, in most cases, the electronic execution of documents should be valid and legally binding.
Published: 24 July 2019
A recent case in the Supreme Court has shown how far courts can command employers to amend the wording of contracts and restrictive covenants
Published: 5 July 2019
A landmark decision handed down by the Supreme Court yesterday has far reaching implications for recruiters’ use of restrictive covenants.
Published: 2 July 2019
Hollie Whyman reminds business owners of their responsibilities when it comes to interns
Published: 1 July 2019
Nick Evans explains how employers can best ward off potential discrimination claims in the workplace
Published: 26 June 2019
From estate planning to considering your child’s surname, parents
need to weigh up legal matters
Published: 24 June 2019
Andrea London outlines best practice points for the use of bonus clawbacks – and the legal implications of getting it wrong
Published: 12 June 2019
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.
Published: 10 June 2019
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.
Published: 10 June 2019
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).
Published: 5 June 2019
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.