Archive for June 2019

gunnercooke Employment Partner in People Management magazine

gunnercooke Employment Partner, Angela Brumpton, has been interviewed for three topical articles in recent days for People Management: On her own case in the Court of Appeal about ‘unlawful inducements’ On a case about discrimination regarding spoken English abilities On a case about religious discrimination.

Facebook’s new digital currency marks move to mainstream use of blockchain

Facebook has revealed its plans for a new digital currency which it says will allow people to make instant and almost free money transfers to people and businesses anywhere in the world from their mobile phones. The new digital coin, Libra, has the backing of over 24 companies including household names like Visa, Mastercard and […]

Court of Appeal overturns Employment Appeal Tribunal in long-awaited Trade Union ‘unlawful inducements’ case

In a case which has had employers and Trade Unions on the edge of their seats, the Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley & Others Section 145B of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act […]

gunnercooke was named the Overall Winner at The Business Culture Awards (BCA) 2019

gunnercooke was named the Overall Winner at  The Business Culture Awards (BCA) 2019, beating household names like Innocent Drinks, Jaguar Land Rover, Odeon Cinemas and Kellogg’s.   The firm also won the Innovation category.  The reasons for the firm being selected for the accolade, as judged by a panel of 25 business leaders, is set out […]

GM Business Connect features Darryl Cooke following K-Club event

gunnercooke co-founder, Darryl Cooke, has featured in B2B magazine, GM Business Connect, following a K-Club event where he spoke at about law firm innovation and philanthropy.  You can read about the event and what Darryl had to say HERE.

Apprenticeships: A guide to the key issues and potential pitfalls

If an employer engages apprenticeships without being properly advised, the apprentice will probably have far better rights than an employee. However, many employers who engage apprentices are completely unaware of the risks. This Webinar will cover: • The Legal status of apprentices • Traditional v statutory apprenticeships • Apprenticeship agreements • Terminating apprenticeships • National […]

The BusinessDesk has announced the arrival of Paul Ryman and Rachel Spink to gunnercooke Employment Law team

Online news platform The BusinessDesk has announced the arrival of Paul Ryman and Rachel Spink at gunnercooke, strengthening their Employment Law Team.  Welcome, Paul and Rachel! You can read the full article HERE – free registration is required.

Disputes: the art of effective negotiation

Many business relationships break down and disputes arise not because of diametrically opposed views on the future path of the business or the project or venture, but because people become entrenched in their views, or they want to have their cake and eat it. But like most things in life, it doesn’t work like that. Effective […]