Member News

13/08/2012
Leathes Prior's Sports Team has continued to develop its expertise in assisting football clubs to survive in the difficult economic climate by advising Welling United of the Blue Square South division on its successful conversion to a Community Interest Company.  See www.wellingunited.com  for...
09/08/2012
Due to expansion and emerging market opportunities CTS Ltd are looking for a dynamic business focussed individual to become CEO and to join the Directors and Management team. The role will include the implementation of the company's strategic plan to complete business objectives and continue future...
08/08/2012
Ed Savory, an Associate in Leathes Prior’s Franchising Team, attended the bfa London & South East Regional Forum.  Each quarter, franchisors and advisers in the Franchise Industry meet to discuss the current “hot topics” in the market. The following issues were discussed: Updating franchise...
07/08/2012
Section 73 of the Charities Act 2006 (CA 2006) requires the Minister for the Cabinet Office to appoint a person to review the operation of CA 2006 within five years of its commencement.  Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts was appointed as the reviewer and on 16 July 2012 his report, Trusted and...
07/08/2012
Steeles Law's Michael Fahy looks at some of the more contentious property aspects surrounding wind farms. Click here to view the article in full published by Local Government Lawyer.
06/08/2012
Do you know the latest position on sickness absence and holiday entitlement? When it is safe to dismiss an employee accused of criminal activities? Are you confident about when and how to hold ‘without prejudice’ discussions with your employees? Steeles Law is proud to be sponsoring and hosting the...
03/08/2012
Lexia Media is celebrating a successful start to the summer with new client wins. The company has been selected by Echo Barrier to help enhance the company’s trade and national profile. Echo Barrier is at the forefront of noise-reduction and is becoming internationally recognised for its acoustic...
03/08/2012
Employment Principal Lorna Townsend considers a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), in which it was held that a diminution in work alone did not result in a redundancy situation when there was no reduction in the number of employees required to carry out the work. In this case...
02/08/2012
Acas has issued new guidance for employers on managing redundancy for pregnant employees or those on maternity leave.  Employment solicitor Sam Greenhalgh reports. The new guidance, issued in conjunction with the Equality and Human Rights Commission, is a ‘good practice guide’ that is intended to...
01/08/2012
The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in the case of NHS Leeds v Larner, dealing with the issue of carrying forward accrued holiday entitlement during sick leave.  Professional Support lawyer, Elizabeth Stevens, reports. In this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had ruled that...

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