CHRISTMAS PARTY WARNING FOR EMPLOYERS

On 11th October 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgement that a company should be held vicariously liable for the actions of its Managing Director following an assault during post-Christmas party drinks held at a hotel in 2011. Mr Bellman was an employee of the Defendant and his attacker, Mr John Major, [...]

By |2018-10-15T12:20:07+00:00October 15th, 2018|Employment, Latest, News/Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CHRISTMAS PARTY WARNING FOR EMPLOYERS

Restrictive Covenants on Termination of Employment

Post termination restrictive covenants are often imposed on employees once their employment has come to an end with their employer. This is to protect the employer’s business from any potential harm caused by the employee exploiting any knowledge gained to their advantage in any future employment. There are four main types of restrictive covenants: Non-solicitation [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:11+00:00May 30th, 2018|Employment, News/Blog|Comments Off on Restrictive Covenants on Termination of Employment

The Legal Position on Unpaid Internships

Many people have either been an intern or have hired an intern at some point in their careers and are most likely familiar with the rite of passage for graduates that involves working for free in your chosen industry for an indefinite amount of time. There is however a growing movement against the tradition of [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:13+00:00February 1st, 2018|Employment, News/Blog|Comments Off on The Legal Position on Unpaid Internships

Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme Update

Following the landmark decision in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51, in which the Supreme Court declared that employment tribunal fees were unlawful, the government has rolled out a refund scheme. Eligible parties can apply online or by post. The correct forms for those applying by post is Form 1-C [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:37:13+00:00November 21st, 2017|Employment, Latest, News/Blog|Comments Off on Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme Update