Birketts has announced that it has entered seven teams into this year’s 'Walking With The Wounded’ Cumbrian Challenge.
Laura Thomas has been appointed as Deputy Traffic Commissioner for the East of England.
Vicki Mitman, an Associate Solicitor in Birketts’ Franchising Team, has been shortlisted as a finalist for Encouraging Women Into Franchising’s (EWIF) ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award.
Judgment has been handed down in a Supreme Court appeal (Wood v Capita Insurance Services): a unanimous decision in favour of our client, Mr Wood.
Birketts has advised the shareholders of the Essex Auto Group on its sale to South Africa-listed Super Group for an undisclosed sum. The deal will see Super Group add to its existing Allen Ford network of dealerships.
A recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the fine balancing exercise to be carried out by employers when reaching a decision to dismiss an employee on long-term sick leave.
In the latest case concerning employment status in the gig economy, an employment tribunal has held that a cycle courier was a worker.
The Court of Appeal has recently decided that notice of termination takes effect when the employee has personally taken delivery of the letter containing the notice.
The Supreme Court has handed down two decisions clarifying the scope of indirect discrimination.
Government White Paper on Great Repeal Bill, April employment law changes and caste discrimination are covered in this month's Quick fire!
Five months on since the EU referendum and the majority vote in favour of exiting the European Union, what do we know about the implications for UK employers? Are things any clearer yet?
Much is being said and written about the UK’s exit from the EU, and there will be much to do in respect of it. But what might it mean for family businesses?
The process of exiting the EU is unchartered territory for the Government to navigate and the impact on the economy is already being felt. However, as far as employment law is concerned it will be business as usual for the foreseeable future.
While family law may not seem to many to be the main area of concern in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit decision, English family law may face a number of challenges arising out of the decision, and the subsequent negotiations.
It is expected that EUTMs and RCDs will in future not apply to the UK. However, there is no immediate change in relation to the laws governing these rights.
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