Heavy snowfall has disrupted commuters, shut schools and caused traffic chaos in many parts of the UK. So what are your rights if you couldn’t get into work or if you are an employer and your staff couldn’t make it in? We have asked Richard Nicolle, partner in Denton Wilde Sapte’s employment practice looks at some of the issues.
Survey findings highlight companies may be at risk of data theft despite 46 per cent of employees admitting they worry about information getting into the wrong hands
Businesses can benefit from being able to search for low cost online legal documents from a range of providers with the launch of APOD – The Association of Publishers of Online Legal Documents.
Businesses across all industries often look to collaborate with others for mutual advantage. It could be the pooling of resources for R&D; an investment agreement in which one party contributes cash while the other provides technical expertise; or a more complex arrangement involving a separate company with its own funding, management and staff.
The spectacular split of rock band Oasis is a cautionary tale in how businesses, even successful ones, operating as a partnership can break up leaving once close working relationships in tatters a leading North West law firm said today.
All businesses have some form of IP, regardless of their field of activity, even if only in their name (trade mark) or their company literature (copyright) and with so much weight being placed on these things by investors If the core revenue of a business results from some form of technology and/or product design, you should take steps to ensure that you protect.
This month sees the launch of a new and cost-effective way of recovering money owed. As consumers and businesses can sue for money owing at the click of a mouse, and without worrying about how to fill-in and word their own letters and court forms.
A staggering 26 per cent of Brits have used email to dump a lover from the relative safety of their office desks. While 32 per cent have used email to send a saucy message to a lover during work hours, suggesting email is just as important for flirting as it is for deserting!
There has been substantial growth in the number of creative businesses in the UK in the last 10 years. Despite or even perhaps because of the current economic downturn people remain enthusiastic about starting their own business to exploit a creative expression. The process will present many challenges.
Whilst capability is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, it is something of a “poor relative” to redundancy and conduct. The perceived length and complexity of the procedure involved inevitably leads employers to look at more straight forward options, but this can be risky, and capability procedures remain a vital part of good performance management.