News and articles | Business articles

The lawyers at FSP need to keep up with frequent changes in the law.  We try to cover all significant and interesting developments in our news and articles.


If you are looking for coverage on a particular topic, try the search tool at the top of the page.  For example, if you search against "redundancy" you will find Ian Machray's quick guide to redundancy.

  • FSP advises NCAM Technologies on investment by YFM


    Date: 16 March 2018

    The private equity team at Field Seymour Parkes have advised UK-based NCAM Technologies on an investment by funds managed by YFM Equity Partners.
  • Occupational Hazard


    Date: 27 February 2018

    Ian Machray explores whether an employer can safely rely on an OH report to determine whether an employee is disabled.
  • A step closer to good work?


    Date: 27 February 2018

    Christian Meredith reports on the implications of the Government response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
  • Should I stay or should I go now?


    Date: 27 February 2018

    David Clay reports on whether you can place an employee on garden leave after they have already been terminated without notice.
  • Are Tesco valuing all staff?


    Date: 27 February 2018

    Katie Burley discusses the news that employees in the largely female-staffed stores are bringing equal pay claims against the supermarket giant.
  • General Data Protection Regulation – 3 months to go

    dispute resolutionhomepagebusinesscommercial technology

    Date: 19 February 2018

    With the GDPR set to come into force on 25 May 2018, Cathrine Ripley looks at the key actions businesses should have taken, or need to take urgently, to be ready in time.
  • FSP advises on disposal of commercial property portfolio


    Date: 02 February 2018

    Field Seymour Parkes LLP advised on what was understood to be one of 2017’s largest mixed industrial real estate portfolio sales in the UK.
  • FSP advises coast to capital on thrivemap investment


    Date: 31 January 2018

    Venture Capital team advises on latest funding round.
  • Working through discriminatory treatment


    Date: 19 January 2018

    Jackie Denham discusses a recent decision on whether an employer can dismiss someone for refusing to work in response to its unlawful behaviour.
  • Best of 2017


    Date: 19 January 2018

    The FSP employment team pick their highlights of last year.
  • Guilty of an inaccurate assumption


    Date: 19 January 2018

    Christian Meredith explores whether it is unlawful to discriminate against an employee because of a perceived disability.
  • No whistling while you work


    Date: 19 January 2018

    Ian Machray explains a recent decision on whether an employee making a disclosure purely in self-interest is protected against dismissal.
  • Preparing your business for sale


    Date: 05 January 2018

    Just like selling your house, selling a business can be a stressful time. Harriet Morris, a trainee in our corporate team, highlights ten ways you can prepare your business for sale.
  • FSP advises PIE’s founders on MML investment


    Date: 03 January 2018

    FSP have advised the founders of Property Information Exchange on a recent private equity investment.
  • FSP advises Limited

    corporatebusinessbusiness startupsp-philippa-roles

    Date: 21 December 2017

    Philippa Roles, head of tax at Field Seymour Parkes LLP, has assisted on its first round of investment raising.
Total of 256 pages