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Suspending an employee!

Suspending an employee!

23/05/2019

Suspending Employees – Should employees be suspended when they commit acts of gross misconduct?
It has become common for employees to be automatically suspended following allegations of gross misconduct, however, recent decisions including the judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Uwal


Agriculture appointment for Jacksons Law Firm

15/05/2019

Award winning law firm, Jacksons continues to expand with the recruitment of one of the region’s leading agricultural property law experts.


Is 25 years too long to claim?

Is 25 years too long to claim?

14/05/2019

There have been 2 strikingly contrasting decisions recently from the courts on the 6 month deadline for issuing a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.
The judge was highly critical of the parties in Cowan v Foreman and Others [2019] EWHC 349 (Fam).


Cohabitating Couples

Cohabitating Couples

17/04/2019

In the last twenty years, the number of cohabitating couples has almost doubled.
There are an infinite number of reasons for couples to choose to live together rather than marry.
However, there is often an imbalance regarding assets and income.


When an Inspector Calls…

When an Inspector Calls…

08/03/2019

A visit by a regulator such as the Environment Agency or the Health and Safety Executive can be daunting for employers to deal with.


High Tide buoyed by Tees Valley businesses

High Tide buoyed by Tees Valley businesses

28/02/2019

A Tees Valley charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences, has bolstered its future by welcoming six industry-leading businesses as corporate partners.


ADR or Court?

ADR or Court?

25/02/2019

Before issuing court proceedings, parties to a dispute are expected to comply with the Pre-Action Protocols (“the Protocols”) under the Civil Procedure Rules (“CPR”).


Protected Conversations. Off the record conversations – where is the protection?

Protected Conversations. Off the record conversations – where is the protection?

22/02/2019

Protected conversations, used correctly, give employers an opportunity to have a practical conversation with employees about alternatives to potential dismissal in the context of ongoing or in some cases anticipated disciplinary proceedings.
A recent article got me thinking… https://bit.


Start-up Business: Thinking of being your own boss?

Start-up Business: Thinking of being your own boss?

07/02/2019

The start of a new year is naturally a time for reflection and looking forward to the possibilities of what the future holds. It is also a time where people look to make changes including maybe making that career change they have been thinking of or starting their own business.


Jacksons Law Firm Announce Charity of the Year 2019

05/02/2019

Award winning law firm, Jacksons, is delighted to announce its charity of the year 2019 as Dragonfly Cancer Trust.
The charity was founded in 2007, as Josie’s Dragonfly Trust, by the parents of of Josie Madeline Grove, shortly after she passed away aged 16.


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