Member News

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...
31/07/2012
A tourism representative from the region has been body-painted with Suffolk and Norfolk landmarks in a bid to attract the attention of 200 international journalists aboard the Orient Express. Rachael Paddick, a director of Jungle PR, a public relations firm specialising in travel and tourism and...
31/07/2012
With Comms Supply parent company now just over 2 years old now, neither company has had one customer move away from them for any reason, we have decided to launch 30 day contracts for any new contracts across our fixed line, calls and broadband products. We believe our customers have shown us that...
30/07/2012
From 6 April 2013, a new statutory test will replace the existing rules for determining if you are UK resident. While the test will provide clarity, it is important to understand it now so that you can plan ahead. Take a look at our detailed flyer, which includes the test to see if it will affect...
30/07/2012
A leading occupational health company has announced new, enhanced measures to safeguard important offshore medical documents. On July 1st, RS Occupational Health – which operates from Aberdeen, Inverness and Great Yarmouth – launched a secure certificate system which guarantees the validity of all...
27/07/2012
The firm’s Franchising Team recently enjoyed an evening’s sail on White Moth, a Norfolk Wherry Yacht.  Wherries were originally trading vessels which used to sail the Norfolk Broads.  Subsequently, some were developed to carry passengers and the Wherry Yachts were built as pleasure yachts early in...
26/07/2012
Lee is a FA and FIFA Licensed Football Agent, and joins Leathes Prior to work in Dan Chapman’s Sports Team, which trades under the style Full Contact (see www.fullcontactlaw.co.uk). Lee will head up Full Contact’s player representation and agency division, acting for football players throughout the...
25/07/2012
Adam Blenkinsop and Katy Kidd report on Lambeth Council’s recent success in obtaining injunctions against unlicensed ice cream traders in London’s South Bank, and outline the legal framework for local authorities bringing such actions. Click here to view the article in full published by Local...
23/07/2012
Steeles Law Associate Jean Parkinson and Trainee Solicitor Laura Tanguay discuss the new Private Member’s Bill on littering. A new Private Member’s Bill on roadside littering was heard in the House of Lords last week. The aim of the Bill is to ‘close the loophole’ in the existing provisions and...
20/07/2012
Steeles Law Head of Planning & Environment David Merson previously reported on Coalition proposals to revise the planning system and in particular proposals to amend the Use Classes Order. He now looks at Communities Secretary Eric Pickles’ announcement today highlighting the proposals to...

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