‘Always on’ culture: recipe for disaster?

September 19th, 2018

Are the current working conditions in the UK detrimental to its workforce? Is there anything employers can do to ameliorate the effects of an ‘always on’ culture? What are the potential risks for employers? The UK is experiencing a stress epidemic due to an ‘always on’ culture. Employees feel as though they are at work … Continue reading “‘Always on’ culture: recipe for disaster?”

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How to handle office romances in the aftermath of #MeToo

September 19th, 2018

The #MeToo movement empowered victims to share their experiences on social media and demonstrated the prevalence of sexual harassment in society. As a result, many employers are reviewing how they should deal with workplace relationships which can give rise to sexual harassment or discrimination claims, especially where relationships break down. Employees spend on average 90% of … Continue reading “How to handle office romances in the aftermath of #MeToo”

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Obtaining a report from Occupational Health

September 19th, 2018

When an employee is ill, an employer will often wish to engage Occupational Health to produce a report on the employee’s health, any adjustments that could be made to the employee’s role and the return to work possibilities and options. It is usually the employer’s responsibility to arrange and pay for the occupational health appointment. … Continue reading “Obtaining a report from Occupational Health”

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Office Romances post #MeToo

September 13th, 2018

Given we spend 90% of our day with our work colleagues it is not surprising that the workplace is reported to be the second most popular way to meet a significant other. 15% of people report having met a significant partner in the workplace. Workplace relationships can become problematic for any senior level executive – … Continue reading “Office Romances post #MeToo”

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Advantages for senior executives of using an outplacement service

September 13th, 2018

As part of a senior exit negotiation the employer may be convinced to pay for the departing executive to receive outplacement support. We asked specialist outplacement providers, Executive Action how outplacement helped departing senior executives. Their programme is very much tailored and can include the following elements as applicable:- A series of meetings with a … Continue reading “Advantages for senior executives of using an outplacement service”

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Environmentally-focused tech entrepreneurs enjoy the expertise of Joelson at the GREENTECH CHALLENGE

August 22nd, 2018

Eco-friendly tech start-ups from across Europe have gained a unique insight into corporate and commercial law at the GREENTECH CHALLENGE 2018 thanks to the event’s partnership with London law firm, Joelson. The firm’s Managing Partner, Philippa Sturt and Associate, Matthew Overton were part of a team of official professional partners put together by the organisers … Continue reading “Environmentally-focused tech entrepreneurs enjoy the expertise of Joelson at the GREENTECH CHALLENGE”

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Counterfeit concerns: Burberry destroys £28 million worth of stock

July 31st, 2018

Over five years £105 million worth of unwanted stock has been destroyed by the upmarket British label.

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Sunmagic Juices Limited completes purchase of Cott Beverages Limited plant with help from Joelson

July 27th, 2018

Experienced solicitors from Joelson’s Corporate and Commercial team have assisted Sunmagic Juices Limited (Sunmagic) with its acquisition of new assets from Cott Beverages Limited. As part of a divestment agreement with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following a merger between Refresco Group N.V. and Cott Corporation Inc., Cott Beverages Limited had to sell its … Continue reading “Sunmagic Juices Limited completes purchase of Cott Beverages Limited plant with help from Joelson”

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Property owners must take heed of Court of Appeal ruling on Japanese knotweed, says Joelson.

July 5th, 2018

Daniel Swimer, Head of the Real Estate Litigation team at London Law firm Joelson, has shared his views on the latest Court of Appeal ruling, Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (Appellant) v Stephen Williams and Robin Waistell (Respondents) [2018] EWCA Civ XXX. Japanese knotweed can prove very costly for landowners and developers. It can cause structural … Continue reading “Property owners must take heed of Court of Appeal ruling on Japanese knotweed, says Joelson.”

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Joelson advises the shareholders of WARC in landmark sale to Ascential

July 3rd, 2018

Joelson, a leading London law firm, is delighted to have advised the team behind one of the world’s leading platforms for assessing marketing effectiveness, WARC Limited. The shareholders and founder, who established WARC some 30 years ago, have agreed to dispose of the entire share capital to Ascential plc. The deal will see Ascential plc, … Continue reading “Joelson advises the shareholders of WARC in landmark sale to Ascential”

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