Archive for July 2018

Symposium 2018: Going From Good to Great…

Our fifth annual Symposium is shaping up to be our biggest yet! We’re immensely proud of what gunnercooke has accomplished in that time. Our focus on culture has enabled us to become the fastest growing firm in UK legal services. And we’re not about to slow down now. We will continue to stay ahead of the […]

Accepting Part 36 Offers

The Power of Part 36 Offers Part 36 offers are vital tools for Dispute Resolution. When used effectively, they can result in early settlement and significant cost savings. The intention behind Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) is to encourage parties to make tactical offers. These are designed to focus the opponent’s mind […]

Employer Health & Safety Responsibilities – Ever increasing circles…

It has never been more important for employers to develop best practice to ensure the safety of their employees and to develop a coherent policy for what to do in the event of the worst-case scenario. The noose has been steadily tightening around the proverbial corporate neck as awareness increasingly grows relating to the responsibility […]

People Hour Webinar: Internationally Mobile Workers

What are the obligations for companies with mobile workers? Do your employees travel for business, or work overseas? In an increasingly global landscape, mobile workers form a key part of any strategy for international success. Regulators around the world are increasingly concerned by the implications, from a tax, social security and immigration perspective. Companies with […]

Taming Tigers with Jim Lawless

Very few people choose to risk their own life when putting their principles to the test. Jim Lawless is one of them. As a world-leading authority on change and personal development, Lawless has shared his remarkable experiences and insights with over half a million people across five continents. His framework for successful adaptation and transformation […]

Six books all business leaders should read this Summer

As the Summer holidays are just around the corner, it is the perfect time to reflect on the first half of the year and equip yourself with fresh ideas for the second. Here are our recommendations on the best reads for business leaders this Summer: Strategy and Innovation Be More Pirate by Sam Conniff Allende Sam […]

Do employees lose their bonuses when sacked?

The recent claim against the AA by its former executive chairman for £225m looks certain to raise interesting issues relating to sacked employees’ bonus and long-term incentive share entitlements. In this blog, I look at the law relating to employee bonuses and long-term share incentive schemes.  AA executive chairman Bob Mackenzie was dismissed for gross misconduct […]

What can business leaders learn from Iron Man?

Business Leaders, if you feel good, eat! ‘If you feel good, eat!’ is the race day fuelling mantra of many experienced Iron Man triathletes. Take note business leaders, you should eat little and often whilst you can stomach it. If you wait until you’re hungry to give your body the nutrition it needs, you’ll have […]