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  • Thinking of freezing staff pay?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 31 May 2018

    Why silence is not always golden when changing terms of employment.
  • Equal pay for leave?

    Employmentindividualsbusinesshomepage

    Date: 31 May 2018

    Ian Machray explores shared parental pay rates and whether they can be discriminatory.
  • How late is early enough?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 31 May 2018

    Jackie Denham explains the new clarification on extending the time limits for bringing a claim.
  • Right to itemised pay statements

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 31 May 2018

    We highlight changes to rights regarding pay statements.
  • Day in the life of a family trainee

    individualsdivorce family civil partnerships

    Date: 23 May 2018

    Our family trainees provide an insight into the typical day of a trainee solicitor in our family team.
  • Inheritance Tax – The £1M Giveaway

    individualswills trusts tax

    Date: 09 May 2018

    Olly Davidson, a solicitor in our Wills, Trusts and Estates team at FSP provides an update on Inheritance Tax and the importance of reviewing your Wills and current Inheritance Tax position.
  • An unfair unfairness test?

    Employmentindividualsbusiness

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Katie Burley explores whether 40 years of decisions could potentially be incorrect.
  • Quiet please!

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Christian Meredith explores a case which was struck out due to the claimant discussing the case while under oath.
  • The price of injured feelings

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 26 April 2018

    We highlight changes to the Vento guidelines.
  • Things that go bump for an employer

    businessEmploymentindividuals

    Date: 26 April 2018

    Ian Machray explores a recent case which provides useful guidance on “bumping” in a redundancy situation.
  • Great Expectations

    businessEmploymentindividuals

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Ian Machray explains how a culture of long hours can give rise to disability discrimination claims.
  • A windfall for term-time and irregular workers?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Jackie Denham reports on the EAT’s recent clarification on holiday pay calculations.
  • Piling on the changes

    individualsEmploymentbusiness

    Date: 28 March 2018

    Christian Meredith investigates the upcoming changes to tax on termination payments.
  • Stop, look and listen

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 28 March 2018

    David Clay outlines the five key points to be aware of when dismissing any employee.
  • A step closer to good work?

    businessindividualsEmployment

    Date: 27 February 2018

    Christian Meredith reports on the implications of the Government response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
Total of 143 pages