Published: 22 June 2018
As Boris Becker seeks to avoid litigation on the basis of diplomatic immunity we ask – do the principles of state and diplomatic immunity protect employers from employment claims bought by their staff?
Published: 11 June 2018
Published: 11 June 2018
New idea, new business? Or perhaps you are looking to scale up your existing business and want to ensure that you have the right structure in place?
There are a number of options available and choosing the right corporate vehicle for your needs is very important. The right structure could not only save you money, but also offer protection against your personal assets (such as the family home) if the business encounters difficulties.
Blockchain in property transactions – Could Lawyers and Estate Agents soon be redundant in property transactions?
Published: 1 May 2018
“Millions of UK workers at risk of being replaced by robots within 15 years”, claimed a report by consultancy firm pwc in 2017. As a property lawyer, technology plays an important part in my working day, but surely artificial intelligence will not drastically change the nature of a property solicitor’s work?
Published: 19 April 2018
We are thrilled to announce that Fletcher Day has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018, in the category Future of Legal Services Innovation – Private Practice (mid-sized practice).
Published: 16 April 2018
There is no question that many claims are now commenced by litigants in person (‘LIPs’).
With reams of legal advice available online and the development of the money claims portal, there is arguably greater access to the legal system for the layperson than ever before. Notwithstanding this, many LIPs fail to appreciate the ‘minefield’ they are about to cross once proceedings are issued.
Published: 3 April 2018
Our short guide to domicile
Why is domicile important?
Domicile is a critical consideration in establishing the extent to which an individual is liable to UK taxation. Domicile, together with the concept of residence, is used to ascertain the level of connection an individual has to the UK in order to determine the relevant basis of taxation- the closer the connection to the UK, the greater the liability to UK taxation.
Published: 27 March 2018
It’s the final countdown…the 25 May 2018 is now fast approaching.
It is hard to escape the fact that the imminent and hotly discussed General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are about to come into force in the UK. But how many of you know what this actually means for you and your business and what measures and actions you need to take now to avoid falling foul of these new crippling penalties for breach of this new legislation?
Published: 26 March 2018
Fletcher Day Partner and Head of Employment Andrea London has today been quoted in Stylist Magazine.
Published: 15 March 2018
Much has been published recently about so-called cryptocurrencies. But do you know your legal rights if your investment runs into difficulties?
Published: 7 March 2018
Fletcher Day Partner Nick Evans has today been quoted in People Management, the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Published: 28 February 2018
From a legislative and case precedent viewpoint…. it’s looking like it may be a busy one for employers.
Published: 23 February 2018
There have been many occasions where clients have come in to see us believing that they had the same rights as married couples, this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Published: 2 February 2018
Until May 2016, London was the go-to destination for Italian nationals wanting to broaden their horizons and enhance their careers.
Published: 30 January 2018
Employers are increasingly turning to ‘gagging clauses’ to ensure staff protect the secrets of the rich and famous.
Published: 26 January 2018
Andrea London is quoted, alongside PM Theresa May, on Non Disclosure Agreements, following recent high-profile incidents.
Published: 22 January 2018
Do you know how many estates in England and Wales fall liable to pay Inheritance Tax in any given year? In Government statistics published in July 2017 for the year 2014/15 the answer was 23,000.
Published: 8 January 2018
Those considering purchasing property in England and Wales will be interested to know that the UK Government recently launched a consultation - a Call for Evidence - to seek views on how the conveyancing process can be made “cheaper, faster and less stressful”.
Andrea London writes in HR Director Magazine on the debate surrounding the employment status of workers
Published: 4 January 2018
Published: 21 December 2017
Nick Evans, partner in Fletcher Day’s employment team, was approached this week for comment by the Daily Mail on the rights of Ryanair cabin crew employees.