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Mark Vinall, partner in Winckworth Sherwood’s lease extension and enfranchisement team, has been nominated for ‘Solicitor of the Year’ at News on the Block’s Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2015.
In Southern v Britannia Hotels Ltd, an employment tribunal granted a significant award of £19,500 to a zero-hours worker who was subjected to harassment by her line manager.
In Williams and Leeds United Football Club the High Court considered whether the claimant was entitled to be paid 12 months’ notice pay, despite having been found by his employer to have sent pornographic images to three individuals five years earlier.
The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in Henderson (‘H’) v GMB provides further guidance regarding discrimination or harassment on the basis of a ‘philosophical belief’...
The EAT gave the first appellate decision on the meaning of the words ’public interest, which were added to whistleblowing legislation in order to exclude whistleblowing complaints based solely on breaches of a worker’s own contract of employment.
Landlords’ decision-making process should document whether clutter-friendly tenants are vulnerable; and other tips...
??Emily Brand, head of Winckworth Sherwood’s family team, has been featured as a ‘Star Legal Writer’ in The Lawyer.
The ECJ has released its judgment in a case that concerned the meaning of ‘establishment’ in the European Collective Redundancies Directive.
The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.
Registered provider landlords don’t need to worry about re-protecting deposits once the tenancy becomes a statutory periodic tenancy, but it is important they act quickly.
Lock v British Gas is likely to affect the majority of those employed in UK businesses where commission arrangements are commonplace for rewarding staff.
Jo Keddie, head of employment law at Winckworth Sherwood, has been quoted by Bloomberg in relation to Lock v British Gas Trading.
Assuming that the older generation can afford it, the ‘children’ will always welcome some financial help, for example for investing in a house.
A recent insolvency case in which a late application to adjourn the trial of an application under IA 1986 fell foul of the Mitchell principles is interesting in a number of respects.
Heads Up: changes to the Primary Chain Development Grant; new guidance on behaviour and discipline; and more
Welcome to this summer edition of Heads Up. It has been another busy term, and as we approach the general election it is unlikely the pace will slow down.
Winckworth Sherwood has announced that tax partner Simon Newsham has been elected to the London branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).
Solicitor Robert Flint from Winckworth Sherwood has been shortlisted for 24 Housing’s Young Leaders Award 2014.
Winckworth Sherwood has appointed a new partner with expertise in large-scale urban regeneration and infrastructure projects.
Since fees were introduced for claims received on or after 29 July 2013, there has been a drop of 79 per cent in the number of claims compared with the same period in 2012.
The EAT has confirmed that dismissal arising out of absences for post-natal depression after maternity leave had come to an end did not constitute discrimination.