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Catch up on our webinar 'Real Estate Recover - Case law update on some grey areas' with Harriet Swainson. In this webinar, Harriet covers: Lease or licence - Can you ever really create a licence? How can property be dealt with when the company has been dissolved and it has gone bona vacantia? Can you enforce security granted under false circumstances? She also highlights several policy changes due to happen this year. Real Estate Recovery - Case law updates on some grey areas from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.
In this webinar Carl Atkinson discusses what can be defined as a Disability and various steps you can take as an employer to ensure you provide reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. People Hour webinar - Disability Discrimination from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.
A legal assistant at challenger law firm gunnercooke has become one of the first in the country to qualify through the alternative method ‘equivalent means’. Sarah Bennett qualified this month, having used evidence from her work to date to show she had achieved the same standards as someone qualifying through the traditional training route. Equivalent Means enables the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority to grant an exemption from all or part of the traditional “training contract route” through the recognition of other assessed learning and work based learning. Sarah’s qualification comes following 2 years working as a paralegal, shadowing a number of gunnercooke’s senior...
In case you missed it, catch up on our Employment Law webinar People Hour #18 with Paul Menham. In this webinar, Paul covers The Uber Decision, self-employment and worker status and The Gay Cake case. People Hour 18 Uber, self-employment and worker status, and the gay cakes case from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.
The government have published draft regulations in regards to what businesses will be expected to provide in the Gender Pay Gap report. In our webinar, Simon Horsfield covered the recommended steps you need to take to prepare for the report. Did you know that your report on the April 2017 data (as well as bonus payments paid from 1 May 2016) must be published by 30 April 2018? - What you will be required to publish - What will happen with the information you provide - What the penalties and enforcement measures could be - Suggested next steps People Hour with Simon Horsfield: Gender Pay Gap -
In this webinar, Ian Deakin goes through some of the more recent Employment Law Tribunal decisions and gives advice on what we can learn from them. Catch up via the recording below. 2017.03.27 People Hour - Tribunal update, the Famous Five from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.
In this webinar, Simon Horsfield (gunnercooke Employment Partner), David McIntyre (gunnercookeConsulting) and Phil Hitchcox (First 4 Skills) explain what the Apprenticeship Levy will mean for businesses and how they can use it to their advantage when taking on apprentices. People Hour special - Understanding the Apprenticeship Levy from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.
In this webinar Simon Horsfield (partner at gunnercooke), Gary Booth from Hope For Justice and Vanessa Di Cuffa from ABP Meats, talk about Modern Slavery in workforces and what businesses can do to prevent it. People Hour special - Modern Slavery from gunnercooke llp on Vimeo.  
The British Legal Awards are the leading awards for the UK's thriving business law community acting as a showcase for the achievements of one of the country's most successful sectors. Hosted by Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, this glittering awards ceremony is attended by 1,000 lawyers, representing the cream of the UK's legal community. The legal sector contributes more than £20bn to the UK economy, £4bn of which is derived from exports. The 29 categories have been carefully chosen to reflect the variety of work undertaken by business lawyers working at law firms, legal departments,...
'Football in the Dock' - Carl Atkinson Two recent decisions in Employment Tribunal claims, brought against leading professional football clubs, have focused media attention on the behaviour of senior managers and emphasised that any significant decision about employee contracts should be made via the application of the relevant process. Newcastle United are reported to be dismayed by the decision of the Birmingham Tribunal yesterday to find in favour of Jonas Gutierrez in his disability discrimination claim. A further hearing will now be arranged to consider the level of the compensation to be awarded, but it has been widely reported that Gutierrez has...

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