Member News

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...
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...

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