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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package

Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package

30/11/2017

Make becoming an employer work for you with Jacksons’ Start-up Business Package. With falling rates of corporation tax encouraging entrepreneurship, 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. Little wonder then that since 2000 the number […]


Jacksons support Resolution Co-habitation week

Jacksons support Resolution Co-habitation week

28/11/2017

Jacksons Law Firm met MP Chi Onwurah to discuss how thousands of unmarried couples in the North East are at risk of losing everything if the relationship breaks down without having any basic protection such as a co-habitation agreement in place. Family lawyers, Louisa Bestford and Emma Canham have called on unmarried couples in the […]


The use of alcohol or drugs by employees.

The use of alcohol or drugs by employees.

27/11/2017

Employment Law Briefing for Employers: Does your organisation have suitable and robust processes in place to deal with the various employment law issues that can arise from the use of alcohol or drugs by employees? Last week was alcohol awareness week and on reading parts of the material available online it prompted this briefing on some […]


Tribunal Judges – Setting Judges Free?

Tribunal Judges – Setting Judges Free?

27/11/2017

The civil courts are currently far too slow. In an attempt to free up precious court time a pilot is running in the County Court at Central London for 1 year from December 2017 for unopposed business lease renewal claims. Claims under Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 will be referred to […]


Domestic Abuse: Police assistance vastly improved.

Domestic Abuse: Police assistance vastly improved.

24/11/2017

Domestic abuse will affect 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men in their lifetime. The government definition of domestic violence and domestic abuse is any incident, or pattern of incidents, of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse including physical, psychological, sexual, emotional and financial. It has recently been shown that victims of domestic abuse are […]


Obtaining Representation in Tribunal: Jacksons Employment Services

Obtaining Representation in Tribunal: Jacksons Employment Services

17/11/2017

The Employment Team at Jacksons Law Firm has a proud track record of offering businesses and individuals support and representation to defend or bring proceedings in the Employment Tribunals from our offices in Newcastle and Teesside. All of our team regularly appear before Employment Tribunals throughout the UK but most frequently at the Tribunal hearing […]


Divorce for same-sex couples

Divorce for same-sex couples

06/11/2017

The law and procedure for same-sex divorces is generally the same as that for divorces between spouses of the opposite sex. The main difference is that same-sex couples cannot apply for a divorce based on adultery. There are five grounds which can be relied upon for a divorce which are: Adultery  Your husband or wife […]


Practice tips for dealing with Brexit and EU workers.

Practice tips for dealing with Brexit and EU workers.

03/11/2017

A useful briefing for business owners, senior managers and HR personnel with best practice tips for dealing with Brexit and EU workers. With the Brexit negotiations ongoing and no final agreement as yet on the future status of EU workers in the UK and UK workers elsewhere in the EU, there remains uncertainty about the […]


Jacksons advise local sportswear company on branching out to retail park premises

Jacksons advise local sportswear company on branching out to retail park premises

01/11/2017

  North East based law firm, Jacksons, recently assisted Darlington business man Mark Hunter and his partner Theresa Mason to fulfil their dream of providing team and sportswear equipment from a purpose built retail unit in Darlington. Mark and Theresa, who own mysportswear, are passionate about grass roots sports and recently opened their retail showroom […]


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