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Should reports on hair strand testing follow a certain format?

Should reports on hair strand testing follow a certain format?

19/10/2017

In many family matters regarding children which reach the Court arena, there are serious allegations made by parties in relation to drug use.


New home for Jacksons Law Firm Head Office

New home for Jacksons Law Firm Head Office

06/10/2017

Jacksons Law Firm, has moved its head office in Teesside to a modern, purpose-built office building in Falcon Court, Stockton.


JACKSONS HR SERVICE

25/09/2017

We recognise that clients have different and wide ranging requirements when it comes to their Human Resource needs, however, what all have in common is the understanding that getting the right level of HR support in place is crucial to the success and growth of their business.


Make becoming an employer work for you with Jacksons Start-up Business Package

20/09/2017

With business funding readily available, the gig economy offering bright new ways to work, and social media bringing businesses and customers together more than ever before, now is the age of start-up.


Enforceability of Side Letters

20/09/2017

Penalty clauses have been a way for parties to protect a legitimate interest in the event of a breach of contract. There has been a trend towards finding penalty clauses unreasonable and unenforceable.


Is there a popular month to commence divorce proceedings?

06/09/2017

There is a myth that divorces seem more popular in the cold winter months however recent break-up statistics suggest that divorce rates don’t just peak in the depths of winter, but in the hot days of summer as well.


When can employers be liable for the discriminatory act of their employees and what steps can employers take to reduce the risk of liability?

30/08/2017

In this article, Stacey West talks about some of the steps employers can take to help create a work environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and discusses what employers can do to minimise the risk of being found vicariously liable for discriminatory acts committe


Is there a Moral Obligation to provide for Adult Children?

30/08/2017

Ilott v The Blue Cross was the first decision of the Supreme Court under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 providing for an adult daughter to challenge the terms of her mother’s will on grounds that the will did not provide reasonable provision for her.


Jacksons Employment Tribunal Representation

23/08/2017

The decision of the Supreme Court last month in the case of R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 to abolish Employment Tribunal fees has the potential to change the landscape in employment law; we are, in principle, back in the position that existed prior to July 2013.


Introduction to Jacksons Shield

21/08/2017

The employment landscape is likely to change and become more litigious once again in the wake of the momentous decision by the Supreme Court on 26 July 2017 that the Employment Tribunal fees regime was unlawful.


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